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  • "Following The Green" Boise Foothills sheep release

    Thousands of sheep were released into the Boise Foothills on May 8 in a nearly 100-year-old tradition called "Following the Green." The domestic sheep will be grazing in the hills, eating heartily on their way up to the high country, according to the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission.

Thousands of sheep were released into the Boise Foothills on May 8 in a nearly 100-year-old tradition called "Following the Green." The domestic sheep will be grazing in the hills, eating heartily on their way up to the high country, according to the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
Thousands of sheep were released into the Boise Foothills on May 8 in a nearly 100-year-old tradition called "Following the Green." The domestic sheep will be grazing in the hills, eating heartily on their way up to the high country, according to the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
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