Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Wood River Land Trust Wants Your Stories, Pictures to Celebrate the Big Wood River
The Wood River Land Trust wants people to share thoughts or pictures about what the Big Wood River means to them for Story Stations in the WRLT's preserves.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020


Wood River Valley residents are being asked to share what the Big Wood River means to them in this year’s reimagined Wood River Land Trust Riverfest.

The Riverfest, with its concert, free ice cream and celebratory atmosphere, will not be held on July fourth this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

But WRLT hope that people will take a moment to write about a beloved memory, or sketch a picture of how the river flows through their daily life. The stories and pictures will be hung in Story Stations in the Draper Wood River Preserve in Hailey, Howard Preserve in Bellevue, Colorado Gulch in Hailey and Box Car Bend Preserve south of Ketchum.

No new cases of COVID reported in Blaine County for the seventh day in a row. "They say if we go 14 consecutive days without additional infections, we can say we have flattened the curve," said Paul Ries. Thirty-one cases were reported in Idaho on Tuesday. The state now has 3,220.

WRLT staff then hope that people will walk along the banks of the river to watch trout spawn below the Bow Bridge in Hailey and to be inspired by thoughts hanging in the Story Stations.

“Even if you can’t make it to the valley this summer, the Wood River Land Trust still wants to capture your story,” said Liz Pedersen. “We hope you will share it at

Questions? Contact the Land Trust at 208-788-3947.


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