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The Valley County Sheriff's Office is initiating evacation stages in areas near the Four Corners fire as it continues to scorch more than 5,500 acres.

Boise Goathead Fest Gets People On Bikes, Seed Pods Off Trails


Boise bicyclists turned out in droves last summer for the first annual Boise Goathead Fest - a celebration of all things bike and the collective efforts to remove prickly goat head seeds from hiking and biking trails. We talk with event organizer and Boise Bicycle Project executive director Jimmy Hallyburton, Boise Foothills restoration specialist Martha Brabec and Boise State biological sciences professor Trevor Caughlin about biking, brambles and goat heads.

"Get Rid Of These Nutlets!" Boise Goathead Fest (Boise Bicycle Project)

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