Archive: July, 2023
  • BLM temporarily closing portions of the Boise Foothills for public safety

    BOISE, Idaho–The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Four Rivers Field Office is temporarily closing approximately 4,500 acres of BLM-managed public land in the Boise Foothills to all forms of public access, as a safety precaution due to the Hulls Fire. The Hulls Fire, reported on July 6, at approximately 11:30 p.m., is located off 8th Street in Hulls Gulch. The fire is burning within the Ridge to Rivers Trail System, in an area of unexploded munitions as part of the former Boise Army Barracks artillery range, roughly three miles northeast of Boise.
  • 23-039 Corps seeks public input for McNary Master Plan revision

    UMATILLA, Ore.– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District has prepared a draft McNary Master Plan with an accompanying draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) to revise the outdated 1982 McNary Master Plan. The Walla Walla District will be accepting public comments from July 10 through Aug. 10.