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Conservation Easements News ItemsRecent editorials from Texas newspapers - Idaho Statesman9/19/2017 12:06:16 PM
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Idaho Statesman During the 2017 session, legislators passed House Bill 2943, which would have allowed the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund to finance conservation easements . Abbott vetoed the bill. The governor now has the chance to set things right 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. The debate in Idaho is also a microcosm of the ...
The Molpus Woodlands Group Announces 28,300 Acre Timberland ... - Business Wire (press release)4/3/2017 11:48:35 AM
Business Wire (press release) The Molpus Woodlands Group Announces 28,300 Acre Timberland ... Business Wire (press release) The Molpus Woodlands Group is offering an investment-grade 28300 +/- acre timberland property in north Idaho. The Project Ruby Creek offering compris. and more »
Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access ... - The Spokesman-Review (blog)3/22/2017 11:03:00 AM
The Spokesman-Review (blog) Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access ... The Spokesman-Review (blog) PUBLIC ACCESS -- Access easements will allow public access to the 13169-acre Clagstone Meadows private timblerlands in Bonner County, starting Aug. and more »
UPDATED: Wolverine caught on remote camera in west-central ... - The Missoulian1/15/2017 1:54:12 PM
The Missoulian UPDATED: Wolverine caught on remote camera in west-central ... The Missoulian MCCALL, Idaho — A wolverine has been recorded on an Idaho Fish and Game camera near McCall in west-central Idaho as part of a four-state study to ... and more »
Bear River Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming - Salt Lake Tribune12/22/2016 8:40:09 PM
Deseret News Bear River Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho , Wyoming Salt Lake Tribune The Bear River Watershed Conservation Area in Idaho , Utah and Wyoming is part of a plan to protect wildlife habitat by buying perpetual conservation easements from willing private landowners, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said. The agency said it ... Conservation area to help wildlife migration in Utah, Idaho , Wyoming Deseret News all 2 news articles »
Guest Opinion: Collaborative conservation easements are win-win for Idaho - The Idaho Statesman8/20/2015 8:45:51 AM
Guest Opinion: Collaborative conservation easements are win-win for Idaho The Idaho Statesman Hunting and fishing have been a way of life in Idaho for countless generations. Thanks to a recent public-private agreement with a conservation-minded rancher, that way of life has a stronger foundation for the future. Working through the Lemhi ...
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 ItemsIdaho hopes to bring stargazers to first US dark sky reserve - Fox Business9/15/2017 2:19:54 PM
Idaho hopes to bring stargazers to first US dark sky reserve Fox Business The Idaho Conservation League has joined the effort, noting light pollution can adversely affect nocturnal wildlife and people's sleep rhythms. "Out of all the types of pollution that ICL is engaged in, I see this as one we can combat in an easier way ... and more »
Hunters, government, industry at odds over deer urine - Idaho Statesman9/3/2017 8:58:18 AM
Idaho Statesman Hunters, government, industry at odds over deer urine Idaho Statesman "Not only does this horrible disease kill animals slowly, but wild white-tailed deer hunting represents a $1.5 billion industry in the state," Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said in releasing a draft plan to control ... and more »
Avista Requests Natural Gas Price Changes for Idaho Customers in Annual Cost Adjustment Filings - GlobeNewswire (press release)9/1/2017 4:05:42 PM
Avista Requests Natural Gas Price Changes for Idaho Customers in Annual Cost Adjustment Filings GlobeNewswire (press release) About 40 percent of an Avista natural gas customer's bill in Idaho is the combined cost of purchasing natural gas on the wholesale market and transporting it to Avista's system. These costs fluctuate up and down based on market prices, and are not ... and more »
Avista Submits 2017 Electric Integrated Resource Plan - GlobeNewswire (press release)8/31/2017 5:32:00 PM
Avista Submits 2017 Electric Integrated Resource Plan GlobeNewswire (press release) ... with conservation and market purchases to meet customers' energy needs through 2026. The information is included in Avista's 2017 Electric Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) which was filed today with the Washington and Idaho public utility commissions. and more »
Dark Sky Reserve application is on track - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide8/30/2017 6:07:23 AM
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Dark Sky Reserve application is on track Idaho Mountain Express and Guide After a two-year process, advocates for a Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve plan to finalize its application for accreditation with the International Dark-Sky Association in the upcoming weeks. If approved, it would become the first area in the United ...
Activists blame Mexican government for near-loss of porpoise - Idaho Statesman8/28/2017 10:32:57 PM
Idaho Statesman Activists blame Mexican government for near-loss of porpoise Idaho Statesman Conservation groups said Monday that the Mexican government's lack of action is to blame for the near-extinction of the critically endangered vaquita marina porpoise. The groups said the National Fisheries Commission didn't supervise fishing season ... and more »
New path sought for high-voltage transmission lines in Idaho - Fox Business8/28/2017 3:37:40 PM
New path sought for high-voltage transmission lines in Idaho Fox Business The legislation removes 2,800 acres (1,133 hectares) from the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area so 74 miles (119 kilometers) of transmission lines can go through. The BLM is now trying to connect the remaining 250 miles ... and more »