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Are Boise and Idaho really on the same page concerning Hammer Flat? November 27, 2011 Idaho

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Are Boise and Idaho really on the same page concerning Hammer Flat? November 27, 2011 Idaho, The Idaho Statesman

...Hammer Flat is valuable wildlife habitat in Boise's backyard, home to pronghorn, elk and some 2000 wintering mule deer. ... in May 2001. Boise voters agreed to raise their property taxes by $10 million, expressly to allow the city to preserve open space and open views and wildlife habitat in the Foothills ... Gov. Butch Otter ... said he would oppose a state purchase if hunting is banned at Hammer Flat... Hammer Flat is valuable as winter range... big game generally don’t show up in the area until after the end of hunting season.


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