Safe Passage for People and Wildlife (June 16, 2010)

by Ed Bottum, Wildlife Biologist, Idaho Department of Fish and Game

From Idaho’s capital city to Mores Creek summit and beyond, State Highway 21 snakes its way across the Boise Mountains. Also known as the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Route, the highway has long been a preferred route for Treasure Valley residents to access their favorite high country recreational haunts.
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Bid Awarded for Building Wildlife Underpass (June 9, 2010)

by June Sparks, Idaho Transportation Department

BOISE — Commuters and outdoor recreationists aren’t the only ones who traverse Idaho 21 along what is known as the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Route. Each year, large numbers of deer and elk are killed as they attempt to cross the highway.
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