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We flew a drone over the Barber Pool Conservation Area (with permission), where human activity is limited to protect wildlife. Steve Rice Special to the Idaho Statesman
We flew a drone over the Barber Pool Conservation Area (with permission), where human activity is limited to protect wildlife. Steve Rice Special to the Idaho Statesman
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Boise’s wildlife-friendly Barber Pool shows ‘what the Valley used to look like’

April 10, 2017 10:52 PM

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