recreation-outdoors

Magic Valley hatcheries lead the way in steelhead production

BOISE — Each year, steelhead anglers throughout Idaho reap the benefits of fish reared in Magic Valley steelhead hatcheries. Because of the area’s cold clean water, three local Idaho Fish and Game hatcheries in the Snake River Canyon raise steelhead that will ultimately be released as smolts to begin their migration to the Pacific Ocean.

BLM begins work at Milner Historic Recreation Area

MILNER — The Bureau of Land Management Burley Field Office began construction of a new accessible trail this week, in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, at the Milner Historic Recreation Area. It will run alongside a portion of the original ruts that comprise the Oregon National Historic Trail. When finished, the new trail will boast more than a mile of 6-foot-wide access to the park.