May 13, 2004

Owyhee Canyonlands Initiative

Should we set aside 500,000 acres of the Owyhee Canyon lands as wilderness? Joan Cartan-Hansen reviews the proposed Owyhee Canyonlands Initiative with her guests.

For more than two years, the Owyhee Initiative Panel has worked to find a compromise among all users of the Owyhee Canyonlands area. The panel is taking public testimony in May and hopes to present a final bill to Senator Mike Crapo to submit to Congress. The guests will explain the proposa.