In 2011, the Blair Fire north of King Hill consumed approximately 39,600 acres of prime winter range for mule deer. Volunteers recently came together to plant 2,700 sagebrush seedlings to continue rehabilitation efforts to restore this critical big game winter range.
Interested in teaching Hunter, Bowhunter or Trapper Education? Idaho Fish and Game will be offering a series of free New Instructor Orientation classes at various locations throughout southeast Idaho in February.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game is looking for volunteers to assist in planting sagebrush and bitterbrush seedlings this spring in two locations in the Magic Valley. These native shrub communities provide food and shelter to a variety of wildlife including mule deer, elk, sage grouse and other upland birds, as well as song birds and small mammals.