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Conservation Easements News ItemsThe new frontier - Curbed11/1/2017 8:01:38 AM
Curbed The new frontier Curbed He traces the phenomenon to increased visitorship to places like Sun Valley, Idaho , and Jackson, Wyoming: “People in the metro areas that have made a lot of money would get introduced to [the lifestyle] that way, and as time has gone on, people started ...
New Study Predicts Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Could Expand to Other Populations - Yellowstone Insider10/27/2017 12:21:27 PM
Yellowstone Insider New Study Predicts Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Could Expand to Other Populations Yellowstone Insider Indeed, the state wildlife agencies in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho have all mulled the possibility of conducting trophy hunts, which could deter grizzlies from reconnecting with their fellow bears to the north. Further, even if the specter of trophy ... and more »
Conspiracist warns of plot for global domination - Post Register10/19/2017 7:31:45 PM
Post Register Conspiracist warns of plot for global domination Post Register DeWeese is one of the nation's most prominent exponents of the Agenda 21 conspiracy theory, which has gained increasing traction among Idaho's far right, being recently invoked in the debate over proposed wildlife overpasses near Island Park. DeWeese ... and more »
Land trust accepts $1.2 million donation - LocalNews8.com9/29/2017 4:05:58 PM
Land trust accepts $1.2 million donation LocalNews8.com "Every penny of this fund will go directly on the ground for conservation easements and habitat improvement projects in southeast Idaho ," said SSLT Executive Director Matt Lucia. The Land Trust will accept project requests, evaluate progress, and ... and more »
Failure To Get Bank Subordination Fatal To Easement Charitable Deduction - Forbes7/10/2017 9:51:00 PM
Forbes Failure To Get Bank Subordination Fatal To Easement Charitable Deduction Forbes ... alleging they committed malpractice by not advising him to get bank subordination before donating a conservation easement. The Idaho Supreme Court ruled that the action was not barred by the statute of limitations in 2015, but I have not been able ...
Efforts grow to preserve farmland across the West - Capital Press6/1/2017 12:59:37 PM
Capital Press Efforts grow to preserve farmland across the West Capital Press With farmland rapidly disappearing in some parts of Idaho's Treasure Valley, several groups and individuals have started thinking about ways to preserve it while keeping those property rights intact. ... California also uses conservation easements and ...
The Molpus Woodlands Group Announces 28300 Acre Timberland Offering in Northern Idaho - Business Wire (press release)4/3/2017 11:48:35 AM
Business Wire (press release) The Molpus Woodlands Group Announces 28300 Acre Timberland Offering in Northern Idaho Business Wire (press release) COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho --(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Molpus Woodlands Group is offering an investment-grade 28,300 +/- acre timberland property in north Idaho . The Project Ruby Creek offering comprises 35 timberland tracts ranging in size from 40 acres to 2,563 ... and more »
Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access Aug. 1 - The Spokesman-Review (blog)3/22/2017 11:03:00 AM
The Spokesman-Review (blog) Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access Aug. 1 The Spokesman-Review (blog) Map shows easements involved in the 13,169-acre Clagstone Meadows area in Bonner County. Public access points will be identified before the area is opened to public access on Aug. 1, 2017. ( Idaho Department of Fish and Game). PUBLIC ACCESS ... and more »
Bear River Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming - Salt Lake Tribune12/22/2016 8:40:09 PM
Bear River Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho , Wyoming Salt Lake Tribune Conservation easements generally allow traditional activities such as livestock grazing and haying but prohibit subdivisions or conversion of native grassland to cropland. Land that's part of an easement remains in private ownership, and public access ... and more »
Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)2/20/2015 11:05:27 AM
Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Twenty-six landowners have enrolled 38 ranches in conservation easements supported through funding from Sage-Grouse Initiative (SGI), a NRCS-led partnership. These permanent easements protect more than one-third of the private acres in the region ... and more »
Conservation Markets News ItemsNations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna - Idaho Statesman11/21/2017 9:01:19 AM
Idaho Statesman Nations decide to increase quota for Atlantic Bluefin tuna Idaho Statesman Countries fishing the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean agreed Tuesday to expand the annual quota for prized Bluefin tuna to reflect an improvement in their stocks. Environmentalists insisted the increase was excessive and premature. The 50-nation ... and more »
The public paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dying - Tri-City Herald11/18/2017 6:21:22 PM
Tri-City Herald The public paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dying Tri-City Herald The Springfield Hatchery opened in eastern Idaho in 2013, paid for by the Bonneville Power Administration — a federal agency that markets power from dams in the Northwest and whose ratepayers provide a major source of funding for regional salmon ... and more »
Nations press panel to raise annual Bluefin tuna quotas - Idaho Statesman11/14/2017 9:25:00 AM
Idaho Statesman Nations press panel to raise annual Bluefin tuna quotas Idaho Statesman Nations fishing the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea have started assessing how much more prized Bluefin tuna can be caught in the next few years amid signs that stocks of the iconic fish are recovering. The 50-nation International Commission ... and more »
Safeguarding Idaho's economy in a changing climate - Idaho State Journal11/12/2017 7:35:54 AM
Idaho State Journal Safeguarding Idaho's economy in a changing climate Idaho State Journal His points are spot on in that the changes that Idaho business folks, farmers, ranchers, and recreationalist are experiencing have a price tag. The good news is there are market -based solutions that will safeguard Idaho's economy, health and unique ...