Thompson Divide photo courtesy EcoFlight
This summer, the Bureau of Land Management released an environmental impact statement that protects most of the Thompson Divide from future oil and gas leasing. But, the decision leaves about 46 square miles of roadless areas in the southern and western portions of the White River National Forest open to energy extraction. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh recently joined Wilderness Workshop and Trout Unlimited on an EcoFlight over these areas to find out why these lands are just as important as the Thompson Divide. Learn more at EcoFlight.org.