President Barack Obama signed into law today a sweeping public lands bill that designates as wilderness more than a half million acres of the Owyhee Canyonlands, plus wilderness in eight other states.

This has been an interesting bill that actually had two groups that are normally rivals working on the same team – conservationists and ranchers. Read the entire Idaho Statesman article HERE .

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Idaho: Obama signs wilderness bill protecting acres in the Owyhees