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With COVID-19 In Mind, Idaho Lawmaker Urges Responsible Outdoor Recreation

Richard Vogel
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People wear protective masks as they walk on a popular hiking trail near Los Angeles, California. Taken May 2020.


As we continue to move through this pandemic, outdoorsy folks are finding ways to pursue their outdoor passions and recreate responsibly.

With summer in full swing, more and more people are outside enjoying all Idaho has to offer. 


A group of legislators from the Idaho Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus are wanting to make sure people follow safety guidelines when they’re outside.


Joining Idaho Matters live today to talk more is Representative Sally Toone (D-Gooding).

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.