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Hunting and Sport Fishing News ItemsGOP Targets Endangered Species Act As Protections Lifted - Boise State Public Radio7/20/2017 9:12:29 AM
Boise State Public Radio GOP Targets Endangered Species Act As Protections Lifted Boise State Public Radio Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke also is reviewing federal efforts to conserve the imperiled sage grouse in 11 Western states, including Idaho . House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop said the bills would curb excessive litigation and allow ... Legislative Hearing on 5 Bills - House Committee on Natural Resources House Committee on Natural Resources all 21 news articles »
Hunting, fishing options could expand on 26 national wildlife refuges - The Spokesman Review (blog)9/24/2013 2:25:34 PM
The Spokesman Review (blog) Hunting, fishing options could expand on 26 national wildlife refuges The Spokesman Review (blog) HUNTING -- The Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge in North Idaho and the Willapa Refuge in Western Washington are among 20 federal refuges that could see hunting opportunities expanded under a proposal released today by Interior Sally Jewell. In ... and more »
Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism News ItemsSeychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection - Idaho Statesman2/23/2018 3:26:00 AM
Idaho Statesman Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection Idaho Statesman In an agreement described as the first of its kind, the Indian Ocean nation popular with tourists is designating nearly a third of its waters as protected areas, aiming to ensure the longevity of its unique biodiversity. The archipelago's 115 islands ... and more »
A Stargazer's Guide to Protected Dark Skies - Sierra Magazine2/20/2018 6:18:53 AM
Sierra Magazine A Stargazer's Guide to Protected Dark Skies Sierra Magazine In December, the International Dark-Sky Association designated more than 1,400 square miles of Idaho's Sawtooth Wilderness as the United States' first dark-sky reserve. Like dark-sky parks, reserves protect the night skies with light-pollution controls ...
Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history - Idaho Statesman2/8/2018 1:13:00 AM
Idaho Statesman Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history Idaho Statesman Along a narrow road in Yemen choked by natural gas tankers and heavily armed soldiers lies an ancient temple neglected and threatened in a nation now at war. The Awwam Temple links a region now on the front lines of the Saudi-led war against Shiite ... and more »
Thai construction magnate arrested for hunting in sanctuary - Idaho Statesman2/6/2018 6:18:45 AM
Idaho Statesman Thai construction magnate arrested for hunting in sanctuary Idaho Statesman The Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary is listed as a World Heritage Site by the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO because of its diversity of fauna and flora. Premchai, 63, is president of Italian-Thai Development and one of the country's most prominent ... and more »
Boise, Idaho, serves up plenty more than potatoes - Chicago Tribune12/13/2017 4:40:50 PM
Chicago Tribune Boise, Idaho , serves up plenty more than potatoes Chicago Tribune I landed in Boise seeking simplicity but left delighting in complexity. In Idaho's City of Trees, I found 19th-century architecture rubbing muscular shoulders with new bank towers and a gleaming community play space bequeathed by a potato titan. I ... and more »
Idaho Humanities Council Invites Applications for Winter Grants - College of Idaho News11/28/2017 3:10:30 PM
Idaho Humanities Council Invites Applications for Winter Grants College of Idaho News Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review the guidelines and contact IHC staff (firstname.lastname@example.org) well in advance of the deadline to discuss project ideas before beginning a proposal. Mini grants (under $2,000) and Major Grants ...
Nature-Based Tourism News ItemsGuest editorial: Grizzly bears aren't out of the woods yet - Ventura County Star8/6/2017 9:23:45 AM
Ventura County Star Guest editorial: Grizzly bears aren't out of the woods yet Ventura County Star In the short run, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming officials may recognize that apex predators are a magnet for tourism business and revenue. “Government and independent economists have placed the combined value of nature-based tourism in Yellowstone and ...
Memo to the West: When you hunt grizzlies and wolves, you lose Midwest tourists - Chicago Tribune8/2/2017 6:39:37 PM
Chicago Tribune Memo to the West: When you hunt grizzlies and wolves, you lose Midwest tourists Chicago Tribune In the short run, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming officials may recognize that apex predators are a magnet for tourism business and revenue. "Government and independent economists have placed the combined value of nature-based tourism in Yellowstone and ... and more »