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Ace Hess

Ace Hess

Ace Hess is the Idaho and Nevada chapter coordinator for Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. He lives in the Pahsimeroi Valley, spending as much time as possible hunting, fishing, picking sheds and any other excuse he can find to roam Idaho’s vast public lands.

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Mule deer in sagebrush

North American Grasslands Conservation Act would fund restoration, conservation of Idaho’s habitats

By: - October 5, 2021

The “sagebrush sea” is synonymous with the iconic wide-open landscapes of the American West. This drab, gray-green member of the sunflower family was once ubiquitous across much of Idaho. What may look like a lifeless desert actually supports over 350 plant and animal species. A common phrase often uttered by developers, farmers, hunters and even […]