Oil and Gas Resources in Magic Valley Region

 Eminent Domain

   
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Idaho Regulatory Takings Act Guidelines
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Property rights are most effectively protected when government and citizens understand their respective rights. The purpose of this pamphlet is to facilitate that understanding and provide guidelines to governmental entities to help evaluate the impact of proposed regulatory or administrative actions on private property owners.

 

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There are 12 resources serving Magic Valley Region in the following categories:
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Eminent Domain Attorneys
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Oil Gas And Mineral Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Terrance R. Harris
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Terry T. Uhling
Partner - Marten Law PLLC - Ketchum, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID

 Mineral Rights And Leases

   
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Checklist For Negotiating an Oil and Gas Lease
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This article is intended to provide practical advice for landowners in negotiating oil and gas leases of their mineral interests. It is not a comprehensive list of all possible issues that may arise in negotiating leases, nor is it a survey of the law concerning interpretation or enforcement of leases.

 

Minerals, Surface Rights, and Royalty Payments
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The exploration and production of minerals, especially oil and gas, have played an important role in the economic development of Texas. Because most of the oil and gas is privately owned, a body of law has evolved in the state that defines ownership rights.& ...

 

The Start and Finish of an Oil and Gas Lease
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This paper focuses on when an oil and gas lease starts and ends. In order to answer these questions, we must know what it is and how it works.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing - Addressing environmental and health issues in oil and gas leases
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Resource for landowners who are considering leasing their property for shale oil and gas development. Informs of possible environmental and health impacts, issues and protective provisions that can be addressed in a lease, and approaches aimed at protecting conservation features on the property.

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Mineral Rights Integration Information Sheet
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The legal principle of correlative rights establishes that each mineral right owner has a reasonable opportunity to capture the resource under his or her property, in a share equal to the size of their land in proportion to the size of the underlying geological formation that contains oil or gas.& ...

 

Oil and Gas Resource Exploration and Development Policies in Idaho
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Report reviews current policies related to oil and gas exploration and development in Idaho and considers policy alternatives that may create improvements.& ...

 

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There are 11 resources serving Magic Valley Region in the following categories:
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Oil Gas And Mineral Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Terrance R. Harris
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Terry T. Uhling
Partner - Marten Law PLLC - Ketchum, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID

 Surface Use Agreements

   
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Checklist For Negotiating an Oil and Gas Lease
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This article is intended to provide practical advice for landowners in negotiating oil and gas leases of their mineral interests. It is not a comprehensive list of all possible issues that may arise in negotiating leases, nor is it a survey of the law concerning interpretation or enforcement of leases.

 

Minerals, Surface Rights, and Royalty Payments
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The exploration and production of minerals, especially oil and gas, have played an important role in the economic development of Texas. Because most of the oil and gas is privately owned, a body of law has evolved in the state that defines ownership rights.& ...

 

Idaho Rules - 20.07.02 Conservation of Crude Oil and Natural Gas in the State of Idaho

 

Oil and Gas Resource Exploration and Development Policies in Idaho
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Report reviews current policies related to oil and gas exploration and development in Idaho and considers policy alternatives that may create improvements.& ...

 

A Summary of Revisions to Idaho’s Oil and Gas Conservation Act and Rules - Responding as Production in Idaho Nears Reality
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Guide to Split Estates in Oil and Gas Development
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A split estate occurs when the right to develop oil or gas deposits is severed from the surface. Therefore, one party may own the right to farm the land, build a house, or graze cattle, but another party owns the right to drill for the underlying oil or gas.

 

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There are 45 resources serving Magic Valley Region in the following categories:
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Eminent Domain Attorneys
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Arthur Macomber
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
J. Frederick Mack
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Richard H. Andrus
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Boise, ID
Scott J. Smith
Partner - Racine Olson - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Terry T. Uhling
Partner - Marten Law PLLC - Ketchum, ID
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William Hutton
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP - Partner - San Francisco, CA
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Oil Gas And Mineral Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Terrance R. Harris
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Terry T. Uhling
Partner - Marten Law PLLC - Ketchum, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID

 Voluntary Conservation Practices

   
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Evaluating the Scientific Support of Conservation Best Management Practices for Shale Gas Extraction in the Appalachian Basin
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Reviews and evaluates 28 conservation best management practices for oil and gas development in the Appalachian Basin.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing - Addressing environmental and health issues in oil and gas leases
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Resource for landowners who are considering leasing their property for shale oil and gas development. Informs of possible environmental and health impacts, issues and protective provisions that can be addressed in a lease, and approaches aimed at protecting conservation features on the property.

 

Adverse Impact Reduction Handbook
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Reducing Onshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Impacts Using a Broad-Based Stakeholder Approach

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tier 1 qualified facility SPCC plan template

This template is intended to help the owner or operator of a Tier I qualified facility develop a self-certified Spill Prevention,  Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan.

 

Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Conservation Activity Plan
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The USDA-NRCS is operating a pilot program through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to provide assistance to eligible  producers in meeting the EPA requirements for an Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan.

 

EPA SPCC Sample Plan

An example of a farm facility and how the farmer determines he is covered by the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule and prepares an SPCC Plan.

 

Recommendations for Responsible Oil and Gas Development
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This report outlines sportsmen’s recommendations for responsible energy development in the Rocky Mountain West—a platform and prescription for development that accommodates our energy needs without sacrificing our Western heritage.

 

Conserving lands and prosperity - Seeking a proper balance between conservation and development in the Rocky Mountain West
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More than half of the land in the Western United states is managed by state and federal governments (Jackson, 1995). Public lands in the seven Rocky Mountain States alone cover an area roughly 7.5 ...

 

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There are 278 resources serving Magic Valley Region in the following categories:
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Biologists / Ecologists
Connor White
SGI Strategic Watershed Action Team - Farm Bill Biologist - Burley, ID
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Hayden Boll
SGI Strategic Watershed Action Team - Farm Bill Biologist - Mountain Home, ID
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Jim Fincher
Branch Chief of Lands, Minerals and Water Rights - BLM - Boise, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Ryan Storm
Regional Field Representative - Pheasants ForeverOR
Sage Soil Resources, LLC
Shari Meeks - Rangeland Ecologist/Soil Scientist - Jackson, WY
Conservation Groups and Associations
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
Agrarian Trust
Ian McSweeney - Director - Weare, NH
AGree
- Transforming Food & Ag Policy - Washington, DC
American Agri-Women
- Colchester, VT
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Forests
Eric Sprague - Director of Forest Conservation - Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
Sandra Tassel - Program Coordinator - Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
- Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Biobased Maine
- Portland, ME
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
- Brighton, CO
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- Bozeman, MT
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
Family Farm Alliance
Dan Keppen - Executive Director - Klamath Falls, OR
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Heart of the Rockies Initiative
Michael B. Whitfield - Executive Director - Driggs, ID
Hemingway Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Alan Richardson - President - Ketchum, ID
Idaho Cattle Association
Whitley Reece - Communications Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Conservation League
Rick Johnson - Executive Director - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Council of Trout Unlimited
Ed Northen - President ­ - Hailey, ID
Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
Rick D. Keller - Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer - Pocatello, ID
Idaho Forest Owners Association
Paul A. Buckland - President - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Ground Water Association
- Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Section - Society for Range Management
Ingrid Drieling - President - Jerome, ID
Idaho Tree Farm Program
Steve Funk - Chair - Coeur d’Alene, ID
Idaho Women in Timber
- Lewiston, ID
Idaho Working Lands
ID
Intermountain West Joint Venture
- Missoula, MT
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Magic Valley Fly Fishers
Dexter Ball - President - Twin Falls, ID
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
Mule Deer Foundation
- Salt Lake City, UT
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Association of State Foresters
- Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Rocky Mountain Regional Office
Chris West - Director - Denver, CO
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Jeremy Emmi - Managing Director - Washington, DC
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
- Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
Nature Conservancy, Idaho
Nancie Lange - Operations Assistant - Hailey, ID
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
Northwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
- Logan, UT
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Pioneers Alliance
Keri York - Carey, ID
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Preservation Idaho
Kathleen Barrett - Administrative Professional - Boise, ID
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
RiversEdge West
- Grand Junction, CO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Aaron Swift - Lands Program Manager, ID/NV - Boise, ID
Sage Grouse Initiative
Tim Griffiths - Coordinator - Bozeman, MT
Sage Grouse Initiative Strategic Watershed Action Team
Dave Smith - Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) Coordinator - Missoula, MT
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Sustainable Forest Action Coalition
Laurel Brent-Bumb - Placerville, CA
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Lindsay Thomas - Chairman - Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Conservation Fund
Mark W. Elsbree - Northwest Director - Sun Valley, ID
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Habitat Institute
Tom O'Neil - Director - Corvallis, OR
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Trust for Public Land
- Bozeman, MT
Trust for Public Land, Montana and Northern Rockies Office
- Bozeman, MT
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
Toni Pennington - Tetra Tech, Inc. - Portland, OR
Western Forestry and Conservation Association
Richard Zabel - Executive Director - Portland, OR
Western Landowners Alliance
Lesli Allison - Executive Director - Santa Fe, NM
Western Native Trout Initiative
Therese Thompson - Project Coordinator - Lakewood, CO
Western Rivers Conservancy
Sue Doroff - President - Portland, OR
Western Water Project
Scott Yates - Director - Bozeman, MT
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Idaho Office of Energy Resources
Matt Wiggs - Boise, ID
Foresters
Brad Tucker
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Brock Purvis
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Casey Clark
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Dale Claassen
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Chief Forester - Eugene, OR
Dennis Thomas
Northwest Management Inc. - Fire/Fuels Specialist - Moscow, ID
Dick E. Bradetich, ACF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Dr. Randy Brooks
Extension Forester and Professor - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Eric Clippinger
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Eric Femreite
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Greg Howisey
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Gregory A. Bassler, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Moscow, ID
Idaho Forest Owners Association
Paul A. Buckland - President - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Tree Farm Program
Steve Funk - Chair - Coeur d’Alene, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
John Ailport
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Karen Robinson
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
Karl Radcliffe
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mark Stutzman
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Matthew M. Engberg
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
McKenzie River Associates LLC
James A. Mehrwein - President - Eugene, OR
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Northwest Management Inc.
- Moscow, ID
Pat Brown
Eastern Supervisory Area Manager - Idaho Falls, ID
Ric Hagenbaugh
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Richard L. Cooper
Cooper Consulting Forestry - Owner - Honor, MI
Robert Coats
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Steve Bloedel, ACF, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
Tera R. King
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Tim Gurton
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Forester - Eugene, OR
Vaiden Bloch
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Vincent P. Corrao, ACF
Northwest Management, Inc. - President - Moscow, ID
William C. Berrigan, ACF
Berrigan Forestry, Inc. - Owner - Kettle Falls, WA
Worman and Associates
Doug Worman - Owner - Hayden, ID
Yvonne Barkley
Associate Extension Forester - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Geologists / Hydrologists
Idaho Geological Survey
Michael 'Ed' Ratchford - Director and State Geologist - Moscow, ID
Idaho Water Science Center
- Boise, ID
Water Well Consultants, Inc.
Brian and Barbara Higgs - Burley, ID
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Foundation for Ada/Canyon Trail Systems
- Boise, ID
Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts
Laurel Sayer - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands
Jan Johns - Executive Director - Boise, ID
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sawtooth Society, Inc.
Gary O’Malley - Executive Director - Stanley, ID
Southern Idaho Land Trust
Rich Carlson - Executive Director - Twin Falls, ID
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Teton Regional Land Trust
Joselin Matkins - Executive Director - Driggs, ID
The Nature Conservancy, Idaho Field Office
Toni Hardesty - Idaho State Director - Hailey, ID
The Wilderness Land Trust
Brad Borst - President - Bainbridge Island, WA
Trust for Public Land, Washington State Office
- Seattle, WA
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
Wood River Land Trust
- Hailey, ID
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Arthur Macomber
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
J. Frederick Mack
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda Bergeson Jones
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Peter D. Nichols
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti, LLP - Partner - Boulder, CO
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Richard H. Andrus
Holland & Hart - Of Counsel - Boise, ID
Scott J. Smith
Partner - Racine Olson - Pocatello, ID
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Terry T. Uhling
Partner - Marten Law PLLC - Ketchum, ID
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Thomas J. Budge
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William G. Myers III
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
William Hutton
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP - Partner - San Francisco, CA
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, ID
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Cascade Earth Sciences
- Pocatello, ID
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
IDAH2O Master Water Stewards
Jim Ekins - Program Coordinator - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Joe Hinson
Northwest Natural Resource Group, LLC - Forester - Weiser, ID
Mark Corrao
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
State Funding / Technical Resources
Access Yes!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Blaine County Land, Water and Wildlife Program
Clare C. Swanger - Program Coordinator - Hailey, ID
Center for Invasive Species Management
Liz Galli-Noble - Director - Bozeman, MT
Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations
Marijka Haverhals, Outreach Coordinator - College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - Moscow, ID
Community Forestry Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Bee Inspection Program
Division of Plant Industries - Boise, ID
Idaho Cooperative Weed Management Area
Idaho State Department of Agriculture - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Lands
Tom Schultz - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
David Langhorst - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Gary Spackman - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Forest Health
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Forest Legacy Program
Karen Sjoquist - Sandpoint, ID
Idaho Forest Stewardship Program
David Groeschl - State Forester and Deputy Director - Forestry & Fire Division - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources
John Chatburn - Administrator - Boise, ID
Idaho Habitat Improvement Program
Jeff Gould, Bureau Chief - Wildlife - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise , ID
Idaho Invasive Species Program
Celia R. Gould - Director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) and Chair of the Idaho Invasive Species Council - Boise, ID
Idaho Master Naturalist Program
Sara Focht - Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho Project WILD
Lori Adams - Project WILD Coordinator - Boise, ID
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
- Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Celia R. Gould - Director - Boise, ID
Idaho State Department of Agriculture Noxious Weeds Program
Matt Voile - Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Section Manager - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute
Dr. John C. Tracy, IWRRI Director - Unversity of Idaho - Boise, ID
Idaho Water Supply Bank
Remington Buyer, Water Supply Bank Coordinator - Idaho Department of Water Resources - Boise, ID
Idaho Weed Awareness Campaign
Roger Batt - Executive Director - Meridian, ID
Idaho Wildlife Diversity Program
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Idaho's Nonpoint Source Management Program
Dave Pisarski - Program Coordinator - Boise, ID
ISDA's Noxious Weed Cost Share Program
- Boise, ID
Resource Conservation & Range Development Loan Program - Idaho
Terry Hoebelheinrich - Loan Officer - Boise, ID
River Menders
- Boise, ID
Sage Grouse - Idaho Governor's Office of Species Conservation
Dustin Miller - Administrator - Boise, ID
Sage-grouse Conservation and Management
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, ID
Small Business Development Center
Katie Sewall - State Director - Boise, ID
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho Office
Michael Carrier - Idaho State Supervisor - Boise, ID
Water Quality Programs - Idaho
Karie Pappani, TMDL Program Lead - Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission - Boise, ID
Wildlife Tracts - Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Nampa, ID
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Hugh Barrett
Sage Advice - President - Long Beach, WA
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
James Michael Scott, PhD
University of Idaho - Professor and Research Scientist - Moscow, ID
Kit H. Buell
Buell Environmental LLC - Ecologist - Oak Creek, CO
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
James Schriever - Vice President Geospatial Services - Woodland Park, CO
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Rocky Mountain Environmental Associates
John Rice - Senior Geologist, President - Idaho Falls, ID
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
 

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Eminent Domain News Items
Letter to the editor: Vote no on jail bond - Idaho Press-Tribune
5/15/2019 11:25:00 AM
Letter to the editor: Vote no on jail bond    Idaho Press-Tribune As a Nampa-born citizen and a long time Canyon county tax payer I'm tired of elected officials making poor decisions. First off, they never should've purchased ...

Property owners protest pipeline procurement process - Idaho Statesman
5/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Property owners protest pipeline procurement process    Idaho Statesman Much to Gary Erb's chagrin, a natural gas pipeline now cuts across his 72-acre homestead in Conestoga Township, Pennsylvania. To his even greater chagrin, ...

Missouri House backs landowners fighting wind energy line - Idaho Statesman
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Missouri House backs landowners fighting wind energy line    Idaho Statesman The Missouri House has passed legislation that could block the developers of one of the nation's largest wind energy projects from using eminent domain to ...

Missouri House seeks to erect barrier to wind power line - Idaho Statesman
4/16/2019 5:32:00 PM
Missouri House seeks to erect barrier to wind power line    Idaho Statesman The Missouri House has given initial approval to legislation that would block developers of a high-voltage power line from using eminent domain to string it ...

‘Dark money’ fuels Medicaid fight. Vote on stadium? 10 business stories to catch up on - Idaho Statesman
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
‘Dark money’ fuels Medicaid fight. Vote on stadium? 10 business stories to catch up on    Idaho Statesman Here at a glance are the top 10 Idaho business news stories of the past week, including 'dark money' fueling Idaho's fight over Medicaid expansion and Idaho ...

After demolishing Smoky Davis, ACHD sued the owners. Here’s what the court has ruled. - Idaho Statesman
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
After demolishing Smoky Davis, ACHD sued the owners. Here’s what the court has ruled.    Idaho Statesman A judge has ruled in an eminent domain lawsuit between ACHD and Smoky Davis. The legal opinion about the condemnation proceeding allows Gary and Dee ...

Idaho Rancher Under Investigation in Death of Cows - U.S. News & World Report
3/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Rancher Under Investigation in Death of Cows    U.S. News & World Report PASCO, Wash. (AP) — An Idaho rancher says 29 of his cows died in winter storms in Washington state, but investigators suspect he let them starve.

Idaho Lawmaker Wants To Make It Harder for Voters To Ignore Him Via Ballot Initiatives - Reason
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Lawmaker Wants To Make It Harder for Voters To Ignore Him Via Ballot Initiatives    Reason It's already very hard to force issues like medical marijuana legalization to a vote there.

The Latest: Fiat Chrysler cutting jobs at Illinois plant - Idaho Statesman
2/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Latest: Fiat Chrysler cutting jobs at Illinois plant    Idaho Statesman Fiat Chrysler says it's cutting about 1400 jobs at a plant in Belvidere, Illinois, that makes Jeep Cherokees _ a move the automaker says is unrelated to a major ...

Boise State will have to make baseball a hit without having a home - Idaho Statesman
2/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boise State will have to make baseball a hit without having a home    Idaho Statesman The Boise State Broncos baseball team won't play in a new, on-campus stadium in 2020. The development for a new stadium is taking longer than expected.

Judge to remove restraining order on county ordinance opposed by ranchers - Idaho State Journal
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Judge to remove restraining order on county ordinance opposed by ranchers    Idaho State Journal POCATELLO -- An Arimo ranching couple says they will soon lose access to feed some of their livestock, following a district judge's decision Monday afternoon ...

Zeke's Corner: Wow! This is Kuna? - Idaho Press-Tribune
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Zeke's Corner: Wow! This is Kuna?    Idaho Press-Tribune Some of you, OK, most of you, are not as old as I am. But I remember when Deer Flat was a dirt road through Kuna. I remember when there were farms where ...

Despite shutdown, DOJ moves forward with land-grab cases for border fence - East Idaho News
1/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite shutdown, DOJ moves forward with land-grab cases for border fence    East Idaho News (CNN) — Justice Department attorneys are continuing to work on cases to seize land from property owners along the US-Mexico border, despite other cases ...

Two Governors Kick Off 2019 With Big Occupational Licensing Reforms - Reason
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Two Governors Kick Off 2019 With Big Occupational Licensing Reforms    Reason A new law in Ohio and an executive order in Idaho require state lawmakers to take a more active role in overseeing occupational licensing boards.

BSU, landowners settle on land purchase for stadium - Idaho Press-Tribune
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
BSU, landowners settle on land purchase for stadium    Idaho Press-Tribune BOISE — Boise State University will not be using eminent domain to acquire property for its new baseball stadium south of campus.

Boise State just bought a parking lot and a fourplex on land for its baseball stadium - Idaho Statesman
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Boise State just bought a parking lot and a fourplex on land for its baseball stadium    Idaho Statesman Boise State University announced Friday in a news release that it has acquired a pair of properties south of Albertsons Stadium, paving the way for the school to ...

Embroiled in lawsuit, Smoky Davis owners hope to open again in Boise. Guess where? - Idaho Statesman
11/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Embroiled in lawsuit, Smoky Davis owners hope to open again in Boise. Guess where?    Idaho Statesman Smoky Davis meat store in Boise was demolished by ACHD to make way for State Street widening. Embroiled in a lawsuit, the owners hope to reopen.

Letters to the editor: Celebrities, immigrants, eminent domain, Steve Berch - Idaho Statesman
9/21/2018 1:57:52 AM
Letters to the editor: Celebrities, immigrants, eminent domain, Steve Berch    Idaho Statesman Some might dismiss the daily profane, vulgar, delusional rants by celebrities against the president as nothing more than ignorant spoiled brats throwing temper ...

Letters to the editor: Energy, eminent domain, Trump, Kendra Kenyon - Idaho Statesman
9/21/2018 1:37:48 AM
Letters to the editor: Energy, eminent domain, Trump, Kendra Kenyon    Idaho Statesman Thanks to the Idaho Statesman for the recent articles about energy and climate change. The Aug. 16 issue included a timely article about our unhealthy smoke ...

Are Supreme Court justices merely umpires? - Idaho Press-Tribune
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Are Supreme Court justices merely umpires?    Idaho Press-Tribune John Roberts was mesmerizing. His confirmation hearing to be the next Chief Justice before the Senate Judiciary Committee lasted two days, during which ...

Memory chip maker Micron announces $3B expansion in Virginia - The Daily Herald
8/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Memory chip maker Micron announces $3B expansion in Virginia    The Daily Herald The Boise, Idaho-based company considered offers from competing domestic and international locations.

Boise State still working on negotiations for two properties needed for baseball stadium - Idaho Press-Tribune
8/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Boise State still working on negotiations for two properties needed for baseball stadium    Idaho Press-Tribune BOISE — Boise State University may have permission from the state to forcibly acquire the property necessary for its new baseball stadium, but the school is still ...

Prepare today for transit to address tomorrow’s growth and traffic challenges - Idaho Statesman
8/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Prepare today for transit to address tomorrow’s growth and traffic challenges    Idaho Statesman Let's work to solve our growth and transportation problems and not end up cursing in California-style traffic jams. Let's not pretend we don't have to work hard ...

Is eminent domain a fair tool for BSU to use for a baseball field? Not to some property owners. - Idaho Statesman
8/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Is eminent domain a fair tool for BSU to use for a baseball field? Not to some property owners.    Idaho Statesman Boise State received permission from the Idaho State Board of Education on Thursday to continue the university's attempt to acquire three pieces of property for ...

State Board approves use of eminent domain to acquire land for BSU baseball stadium - Idaho Statesman
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
State Board approves use of eminent domain to acquire land for BSU baseball stadium    Idaho Statesman The Idaho State Board of Education on Thursday approved Boise State University's request to continue its attempt to acquire property for its new baseball ...

Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake water plans - Salt Lake Tribune
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Farmers worry their livelihoods might be swept away as Utah, Idaho and Rocky Mountain Power eye new Bear Lake water plans    Salt Lake Tribune May brings the busy end of calving season at Carl Wheeler's ranch in Thatcher, Idaho, when his cows give birth in lush meadows along the banks of the Bear ...

What the Libertarian Party supports - Idaho Press-Tribune
8/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
What the Libertarian Party supports    Idaho Press-Tribune You know it's going to be a good day when you open your Idaho Press-Tribune and find a political opponent opining that Idaho Libertarians may not understand ...

Kit Kat Klub demolished for road widening - Idaho Press-Tribune
8/8/2016 3:00:00 AM
Kit Kat Klub demolished for road widening    Idaho Press-Tribune The Kit Kat Klub, a strip club on the outskirts of Meridian, is being demolished this week to clear the way for a road widening project.

ACHD ordered to pay Boise retirement-home development more than $1 million - The Idaho Statesman
9/9/2015 3:00:00 AM
ACHD ordered to pay Boise retirement-home development more than $1 million    The Idaho Statesman Ada County Highway District will appeal a district judge's ruling that the district owes more than $1 million to the owner of Brooke View, a retirement community ...

Developer loses eminent domain fight in Idaho - The Spokesman Review
2/15/2015 3:00:00 AM
Developer loses eminent domain fight in Idaho    The Spokesman Review BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court last week ruled against a developer in a long-running eminent domain dispute in North Idaho, even ordering the company to ...

Idaho landowners battle with state to get land compensation - The Spokesman Review
10/27/2013 3:00:00 AM
Idaho landowners battle with state to get land compensation    The Spokesman Review Alan Johnson's company lost 16.3 acres of prime property along U.S. Highway 95 in North Idaho when the state seized it for a new interchange under eminent ...

Mineral Rights And Leases News Items
Rise Gold Provides Information on Technical, Regulatory, and Environmental Aspects of the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project - EnerCom Inc.
5/17/2019 8:32:00 AM
Rise Gold Provides Information on Technical, Regulatory, and Environmental Aspects of the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project    EnerCom Inc. Rise Gold Provides Information on Technical, Regulatory, and Environmental Aspects of the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project. Vancouver, British ...

Idaho vacates order forcing landowners into oil leases - WRAL.com
4/24/2019 4:55:54 PM
Idaho vacates order forcing landowners into oil leases    WRAL.com Idaho officials have vacated an order forcing landowners to sell their natural gas and oil to an energy company following a ruling from a federal judge who found ...

Hecla Mining Reports 2.9 Million Ounces of Silver and 60021 Ounces of Gold Production in First Quarter 2019 - Junior Mining Network
4/18/2019 7:18:47 AM
Hecla Mining Reports 2.9 Million Ounces of Silver and 60021 Ounces of Gold Production in First Quarter 2019    Junior Mining Network COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) today announced preliminary silver and gold production results for the first ...

Former Idaho-Maryland Mine property up for sale - The Union of Grass Valley
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Former Idaho-Maryland Mine property up for sale    The Union of Grass Valley Nearly 145 acres of land once associated with the historic Idaho-Maryland Mine, which Emgold Mining Corp. had attempted to reopen in recent years, is now on ...

Surface Mining in the Yellowstone to Uintas Connection: What About Wildlife? - CounterPunch
4/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Surface Mining in the Yellowstone to Uintas Connection: What About Wildlife?    CounterPunch Here at Kiesha's Preserve near Paris, Idaho we became aware in 2011 that a 2500-acre mineral lease close to the Preserve was undergoing exploration and ...

Geothermal heating in an Idaho farm has changed the way food is grown - ThinkGeoEnergy
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Geothermal heating in an Idaho farm has changed the way food is grown    ThinkGeoEnergy By using geothermal heat, the Onsen Gardens in Buhl, Idaho provides *fresh* greens to nearby communities even through the winter months.

Federal judge rules in favor of Idaho landowners in oil and gas development lawsuit - KTVB.com
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Federal judge rules in favor of Idaho landowners in oil and gas development lawsuit    KTVB.com FRUITLAND, Idaho — A group of Idaho landowners are celebrating what they see as a huge victory. On Friday, a federal judge ruled that the Idaho Oil and Gas ...

Judge: Idaho Department of Land, Oil and Gas Conservation Commission violated U.S. Constitution - Ontario Argus Observer
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Judge: Idaho Department of Land, Oil and Gas Conservation Commission violated U.S. Constitution    Ontario Argus Observer PAYETTE COUNTY — A U.S. District Court judge has reaffirmed an August 2018 ruling that the State of Idaho violated the U.S. Constitution by allowing a private ...

Integra Signs Option Agreement to Aquire War Eagle, Adding a Third Low Sulphidation Gold-Silver Deposit to Land Package in Idaho - GlobeNewswire
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Integra Signs Option Agreement to Aquire War Eagle, Adding a Third Low Sulphidation Gold-Silver Deposit to Land Package in Idaho    GlobeNewswire Press Release Highlights: • War Eagle Mountain is a famous past producing gold-silver district, renowned for its high grades of gold and silver, that is estimated ...

Cheers & Jeers: Is he Putin us on? - Lewiston Morning Tribune
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cheers & Jeers: Is he Putin us on?    Lewiston Morning Tribune JEERS ... to U.S. Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, both R-Idaho.

Effort to Reopen Bunker Hill Mine Runs Into Problems - U.S. News & World Report
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Effort to Reopen Bunker Hill Mine Runs Into Problems    U.S. News & World Report KELLOGG, Idaho (AP) — For nearly a century, the Bunker Hill Mine in Kellogg was the source of tremendous wealth.

Too eager - Idaho State Journal
12/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Too eager    Idaho State Journal You can't read thoughts, but you do have to wonder if someone at Alta Mesa is thinking this:

Opinion column: Too eager - Idaho Press-Tribune
12/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Opinion column: Too eager    Idaho Press-Tribune You can't read thoughts, but you do have to wonder if someone at Alta Mesa is thinking this:

The EPA Can't Wait to Reopen the Mine That Poisoned North Idaho - Bloomberg
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
The EPA Can't Wait to Reopen the Mine That Poisoned North Idaho    Bloomberg The Bunker Hill Mine deposited 75 million tons of toxic sludge in Lake Coeur d'Alene, and the lead and zinc are still flowing.

Hecla Mining Files NI 43-101 Technical Report on Fire Creek - Junior Mining Network
9/14/2018 8:19:29 AM
Hecla Mining Files NI 43-101 Technical Report on Fire Creek    Junior Mining Network COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) today is filing a National Instrument (NI) 43-101 technical report on Fire Creek ...

Idaho: Judge erred scrapping forced oil leases | Northwest - Lewiston Morning Tribune
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho: Judge erred scrapping forced oil leases | Northwest    Lewiston Morning Tribune BOISE — A U.S. District Court judge made a legal error, Idaho officials say, and should reverse his ruling that Idaho violated the U.S. Constitution by forcing ...

First Cobalt eliminates Iron Creek project royalty - MINING.com
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
First Cobalt eliminates Iron Creek project royalty    MINING.com First Cobalt acquired full ownership of its Idaho-based Iron Creek project and eliminated its royalty, the company announced yesterday. The Iron Creek project ...

Idaho Oil, Gas Forced Pooling Questioned in Federal Court Ruling - Natural Gas Intelligence
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Oil, Gas Forced Pooling Questioned in Federal Court Ruling    Natural Gas Intelligence A ruling by the U.S. District Court in Boise, ID, has turned loose state energy officials to determine the full impact and fate of oil and gas leases that a privately ...

Judge scraps order forcing Idaho landowners into oil leases - Idaho Statesman
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Judge scraps order forcing Idaho landowners into oil leases    Idaho Statesman A judge rules Idaho officials violated the US Constitution by forcing several landowners to sell their natural gas and oil to a Texas company without giving them a ...

Federal judge sides with Fruitland residents in drilling fight - Idaho Press-Tribune
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Federal judge sides with Fruitland residents in drilling fight    Idaho Press-Tribune A federal judge has sided with Fruitland residents who objected to being forced into leasing oil and gas rights below their homes to a Texas company.

Court date set for mineral rights lawsuit | News - Ontario Argus Observer
5/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Court date set for mineral rights lawsuit | News    Ontario Argus Observer A July court date has been set for oral argument regarding a lawsuit against the State of Idaho which involves mineral rights.

As production dips, Idahoans are taking oil & gas protections into their own hands - Idaho Statesman
4/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
As production dips, Idahoans are taking oil & gas protections into their own hands    Idaho Statesman Oil and gas production in Idaho: Questions remain about the size of our fields, play. Communities like Fruitland, Payette seek to protect health, safety and ...

Sitting on a gold mine: New owner exploring underground at Idaho-Maryland Mine - Sierra Sun
11/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Sitting on a gold mine: New owner exploring underground at Idaho-Maryland Mine    Sierra Sun Rise Gold Corp has begun exploratory drilling at western Nevada County's Idaho-Maryland Mine in an effort to determine how much gold remains at the site.

As mineral drilling escalates, Idahoans must be protected - Idaho Statesman
8/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
As mineral drilling escalates, Idahoans must be protected    Idaho Statesman What are “property rights”? The arrival of the petroleum industry in Idaho has muddied the answer to that question. Drilling for natural gas and oil here is a ...

Fruitland landowners sue Idaho land, oil and gas officials - Ontario Argus Observer
6/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
Fruitland landowners sue Idaho land, oil and gas officials    Ontario Argus Observer FRUITLAND — Four Fruitland landowners are named alongside Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday against ...

Passing oil and gas industry reform in Idaho brought many interests together - Idaho Statesman
3/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
Passing oil and gas industry reform in Idaho brought many interests together    Idaho Statesman The oil and gas bill that passed the Senate on Thursday grew out of Southwest Idaho residents' frustrations that they and the state were not getting a good deal; ...

Idaho enters ranks of hydrocarbon producing states - Oil & Gas Journal
2/6/2017 3:00:00 AM
Idaho enters ranks of hydrocarbon producing states    Oil & Gas Journal Idaho completed its first full year of commercial natural gas production in 2016, making it the 31st US state to produce hydrocarbons. Drilling activity will most ...

Big landowners want Idaho to ensure competition, transparency in oil and gas drilling - Idaho Statesman
1/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
Big landowners want Idaho to ensure competition, transparency in oil and gas drilling    Idaho Statesman Landowners, mineral right owners and Payette residents have complained that Idaho regulators don't have enough authority to ensure private property rights ...

Idaho homeowners fight Texas company over natural gas well - Deseret News
12/14/2016 3:00:00 AM
Idaho homeowners fight Texas company over natural gas well    Deseret News BOISE, Idaho — A group of southwestern Idaho homeowners who say their mineral rights are being taken away is fighting a Texas company that is asking Idaho ...

Critics: New Idaho rules needed to protect mineral rights owners - Idaho Statesman
7/2/2016 3:00:00 AM
Critics: New Idaho rules needed to protect mineral rights owners    Idaho Statesman Farmers, oil and gas company representatives and an Idaho Oil and Gas Commissioner say Texas-based Alta Mesa Idaho has steered Idaho decision-makers ...

An Exclusive Upland Shooting Club Makes a Play for Public Land in Idaho - Outdoor Life Magazine
3/29/2016 3:00:00 AM
An Exclusive Upland Shooting Club Makes a Play for Public Land in Idaho    Outdoor Life Magazine I have written my share of hunting stories over the years, but never one quite like this: The Idaho Department of Lands has been approached by an entity looking ...

Idaho oil and gas industry advocacy group blows up - Idaho Statesman
3/17/2016 3:00:00 AM
Idaho oil and gas industry advocacy group blows up    Idaho Statesman Editor's note: This article has been revised since it was posted earlier Thursday. The Idaho Petroleum Council, an independent voice for Idaho's infant oil and ...

Idaho moves to speed permit process for oil, gas drillers - Idaho State Journal
3/7/2016 3:00:00 AM
Idaho moves to speed permit process for oil, gas drillers    Idaho State Journal BOISE — State Rep. Marc Gibbs staunchly supported a bill that was approved by the Idaho Legislature Monday to speed the permitting process for oil and gas ...

When it comes to mineral rights, prospective homeowners beware - Idaho Statesman
1/15/2016 3:00:00 AM
When it comes to mineral rights, prospective homeowners beware    Idaho Statesman Idaho homeowners are facing a drop in value of our homes because of oil/gas leases granted by the state in residential subdivisions.

Idaho residents seek answers as gas drillers fine-tune process - Idaho Statesman
10/29/2015 3:00:00 AM
Idaho residents seek answers as gas drillers fine-tune process    Idaho Statesman FRUITLAND – When an Alta Mesa Idaho agent came seeking to lease the mineral rights on Luke and Brynna Smith's land earlier this year, they asked where in ...

Fruitland residents seek answers about gas drilling in their backyards - The Idaho Statesman
8/11/2015 3:00:00 AM
Fruitland residents seek answers about gas drilling in their backyards    The Idaho Statesman Fruitland rural residents Sue Bixby and Robert Bixby have to decide in the next two months how they will react to the plan to drill for natural gas in their ...

Idaho Oil And Gas Commissioners Terminate Rule Making Process - Boise State Public Radio
7/16/2015 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Oil And Gas Commissioners Terminate Rule Making Process    Boise State Public Radio The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has decided it won't use an option made available by lawmakers earlier this year intended to speed the.

Idaho mining dispute raises questions about the future of wilderness - High Country News
7/15/2015 3:00:00 AM
Idaho mining dispute raises questions about the future of wilderness    High Country News “Nothing in this Act shall prevent within national forest wilderness areas any activity, including prospecting, for the purpose of gathering information about ...

Cassia County Gas and Oil Lease Auctioned to Development Company - Twin Falls Times-News
10/23/2014 3:00:00 AM
Cassia County Gas and Oil Lease Auctioned to Development Company    Twin Falls Times-News OAKLEY • Oil and gas mineral leases for 600 acres of state-owned land near Oakley were auctioned Oct. 15 to AM Idaho, the state's largest natural gas ...

Drilling Into Idaho's (Other) Common Core | The Gem State extracts more gas from earth's crust | News - Boise Weekly
7/23/2014 3:00:00 AM
Drilling Into Idaho's (Other) Common Core | The Gem State extracts more gas from earth's crust | News    Boise Weekly They're called hydrocarbons and they've been trapped beneath Idaho's landscape for millions of years. But now, for the first time in its history, Idaho is giving up ...

The underwater gold rush - High Country News
9/28/2012 3:00:00 AM
The underwater gold rush    High Country News The right to dredge part of Idaho's Salmon River for garnets and gold now belongs exclusively to one man. That was the decision of the Idaho Land Board last ...

Do you own your land from top to bottom? - Idaho Press-Tribune
4/2/2011 3:00:00 AM
Do you own your land from top to bottom?    Idaho Press-Tribune ... © 2011 Idaho Press-Tribune. TREASURE VALLEY — Think you own your property lock, stock and barrel? Think again. Idaho or the federal government could ...

Surface Use Agreements News Items
Editorials from around Pennsylvania - Idaho Statesman
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Editorials from around Pennsylvania    Idaho Statesman Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ONLINE GAMBLING LEAVING LOTTERY PROFITS AT RISK, May 5. To varying degrees, lotteries impact the budgets of ...

Ketchum firefighter agreement is fair | Guest Opinions - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ketchum firefighter agreement is fair | Guest Opinions    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide First, do no harm. That is the principal I urge Mayor Neil Bradshaw and others to keep in mind as they rebuild the Ketchum Fire Department after many years of.

Water managers say some irrigators could face curtailment - LocalNews8.com
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water managers say some irrigators could face curtailment    LocalNews8.com The Idaho Department of Water Resources has issued an annual order to ensure that senior Snake River water right holders receive their full allotment of water.

Boise State considers rejoining efforts to build proposed Boise Sports Park - KTVB.com
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boise State considers rejoining efforts to build proposed Boise Sports Park    KTVB.com BOISE, Idaho — Boise State University announced on Monday that they are reconsidering joining the City of Boise and Greenstone Properties' efforts to build a ...

Climate Change Map Shows How Warm Your City Will Get - Wyoming Public Media
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Climate Change Map Shows How Warm Your City Will Get    Wyoming Public Media A new study includes an interactive map that shows how your home will be affected by climate change in the next 50 years. No surprise —Idaho and the.

Eluding justice: Victim advocates, judges and prosecutors explain why sexual offenders rarely do time - Post Register
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Eluding justice: Victim advocates, judges and prosecutors explain why sexual offenders rarely do time    Post Register LEWISTON — If a man is convicted of a sex crime in Idaho, he likely will get probation.

Eluding justice:Why Idaho sexual offenders rarely do time - The Spokesman-Review
1/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Eluding justice:Why Idaho sexual offenders rarely do time    The Spokesman-Review If a man is convicted of a sex crime in Idaho, he likely will get probation. The same goes for women, though the majority of people charged with sex crimes are ...

eCobalt Provides Corporate Update on the Idaho Cobalt Project - PRNewswire
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
eCobalt Provides Corporate Update on the Idaho Cobalt Project    PRNewswire New targeted production rate increases throughput 50% providing robust project economics and resilience to lower cobalt prices VANCOUVER, Jan. 7, 2019...

IDACORP, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results, Increases Full Year 2018 Earnings Guidance - PR Newswire
11/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
IDACORP, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results, Increases Full Year 2018 Earnings Guidance    PR Newswire BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) reported third quarter 2018 net income attributable to IDACORP of $102.2 million, ...

eCobalt Provides Progress Update on its Idaho Cobalt Project - PR Newswire
10/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
eCobalt Provides Progress Update on its Idaho Cobalt Project    PR Newswire VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - eCobalt Solutions Inc. ("eCobalt" or "the Company") (TSX: ECS) (OTCQX: ECSIF) (FRA: ECO) is pleased to provide ...

Advocacy group says it found 49 substantiated cases of abuse, neglect at ID treatment center - Idaho Statesman
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Advocacy group says it found 49 substantiated cases of abuse, neglect at ID treatment center    Idaho Statesman DisAbility Rights Idaho, an advocacy group for people with disabilities, found 49 substantiated cases of abuse or neglect at Nampa's Southwest Idaho Treatment ...

Idaho Commissioner Called to Resign After Graphic Hunting Photos Surface - The Daily Beast
10/13/2018 7:36:37 PM
Idaho Commissioner Called to Resign After Graphic Hunting Photos Surface    The Daily Beast Several former Idaho Fish and Game commissioners are calling for the resignation of current head Blake Fischer after he emailed colleagues a series of ...

ExGen Announces Significant Copper Intersections From Stepout Drilling at Empire Mine - GlobeNewswire
9/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
ExGen Announces Significant Copper Intersections From Stepout Drilling at Empire Mine    GlobeNewswire ExGen is pleased to announce encouraging results from the Company's 2018 drilling programme at the Empire Copper Mine in Idaho, USA (the “Empire Mine”).

Idaho Gains Control of Its Water Pollution Program - The Heartland Institute
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Gains Control of Its Water Pollution Program    The Heartland Institute The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an agreement with the government of Idaho allowing the state to manage its own water pollution program.

Why Pay in Idaho Is Rising at the Fastest Rate in the Nation - The Wall Street Journal
3/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Why Pay in Idaho Is Rising at the Fastest Rate in the Nation    The Wall Street Journal Idaho is leading the nation in earnings growth, thanks in part to a buoyant job market and pockets of labor shortages that are putting upward pressure on wages.

Midas Gold Updates Mineral Resources for the Stibnite Gold Project, Idaho - GlobeNewswire
2/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Midas Gold Updates Mineral Resources for the Stibnite Gold Project, Idaho    GlobeNewswire VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midas Gold Corp. (TSX:MAX) (OTCQX:MDRPF) today updated its mineral resource estimates for the ...

Idaho to Allow New Insurance Plans Outside of Federal Health Law - Wall Street Journal
1/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho to Allow New Insurance Plans Outside of Federal Health Law    Wall Street Journal Idaho will begin allowing health insurers to sell new plans that don't meet requirements set by the Affordable Care Act, a move that will test the limits of states' ...

USGS to Conduct Dye Tracer and Aerial Mapping Surveys on Kootenai River - United States Geological Survey
9/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
USGS to Conduct Dye Tracer and Aerial Mapping Surveys on Kootenai River    United States Geological Survey Aerial view of a USGS dye tracer study done on the Kootenai River in Idaho.

IDWR starts Lower Portneuf water rights enforcement | Idaho - Capital Press
8/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
IDWR starts Lower Portneuf water rights enforcement | Idaho    Capital Press POCATELLO, Idaho — Before July 27, administering water rights for the Lower Portneuf River was an informal process, involving gentlemen's agreements and ...

USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study - United States Geological Survey
12/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study    United States Geological Survey After receiving permission from the homeowner, a U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist collects a water sample from a residential well in Emmett, Idaho.

Idaho Water Science Center - United States Geological Survey
7/8/2016 3:25:10 PM
Idaho Water Science Center    United States Geological Survey We provide reliable, impartial scientific information to our local, state, tribal, and federal partners in four basic areas of research: surface water, groundwater, ...

Depleted Idaho aquifers a major concern - Idaho Statesman
2/2/2016 3:00:00 AM
Depleted Idaho aquifers a major concern    Idaho Statesman The Idaho Department of Water Resources and the Idaho Water Resource Board continue to move forward to protect, enhance and stabilize Idaho's water ...

Here Comes the Sun: Idaho Power's PURPA Problem - Boise Weekly
3/18/2015 3:00:00 AM
Here Comes the Sun: Idaho Power's PURPA Problem    Boise Weekly It seems simple on the surface: Southern Idaho has an abundance of sunshine-filled days. It also has a growing need for electricity during those same days and, ...

Voluntary Conservation Practices News Items
Idaho gets steelhead permit from federal government - The Spokesman-Review
3/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho gets steelhead permit from federal government    The Spokesman-Review Idaho received its long-awaited steelhead fishery permit from the federal government Friday, ending months of uncertainty over the future of the ongoing ...

Assistance available for Idaho producers to aid declining monarch butterfly population - Idaho County Free Press
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Assistance available for Idaho producers to aid declining monarch butterfly population    Idaho County Free Press Idaho agricultural producers can voluntarily help the monarch butterfly on their farms and ranches through a variety of conservation practices offered by the U.S. ...

USDA to aid producers helping monarch butterfly - Post Register
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
USDA to aid producers helping monarch butterfly    Post Register BOISE (USDA) — Idaho agricultural producers can voluntarily help the monarch butterfly on their farms and ranches through a variety of conservation practices ...

Measure calls for steelhead permit approval | Northwest - Lewiston Morning Tribune
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Measure calls for steelhead permit approval | Northwest    Lewiston Morning Tribune BOISE — A joint memorial aimed at reinstating Idaho's steelhead season was unanimously introduced in a House leadership committee Thursday.

Idaho steelhead fishing to remain open on most rivers - KATU
12/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho steelhead fishing to remain open on most rivers    KATU LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials have approved an agreement with conservation groups and sport anglers to keep most steelhead fishing areas ...

Agreement staves off steelhead season closure - The Spokesman-Review
12/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Agreement staves off steelhead season closure    The Spokesman-Review Idaho's steelhead season won't close as scheduled Saturday.

Anheuser-Busch expands barley sustainability efforts | Idaho - Capital Press
7/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Anheuser-Busch expands barley sustainability efforts | Idaho    Capital Press IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Officials at Anheuser-Busch have set a goal of including 100 percent of their U.S. barley growers in a corporate sustainability program, ...

Districts bring conservation efforts down to earth | AP Wire - Capital Press
7/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Districts bring conservation efforts down to earth | AP Wire    Capital Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Third-generation farmer Lance Griff wanted to improve the soil health and conserve water on the 3700 acres he farms with his father, Ron ...

USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment | Farm-and-ranch - Idaho County Free Press
6/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment | Farm-and-ranch    Idaho County Free Press Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private landowners can sign up at their local Farm *Service* Agency (FSA) office now through Aug. 17.

NRCS funding for sage grouse projects available in Idaho - Capital Press
4/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
NRCS funding for sage grouse projects available in Idaho    Capital Press Idaho landowners have until May 25 to apply for Fiscal Year 2018 habitat-improvement funding under the USDA Natural Resources Conservation *Service* Sage ...

High-tech culverts on Deer Creek open up seven miles of steelhead spawning habitat - Idaho County Free Press
1/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
High-tech culverts on Deer Creek open up seven miles of steelhead spawning habitat    Idaho County Free Press Three years ago, Katherine Thompson was out chukar hunting with neighbor and friend, Tom Fliss, who's a commissioner on the Deer Creek Road District.

Toxic algae fed by farm runoff sickens humans, kills pets - Idaho Statesman
11/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
Toxic algae fed by farm runoff sickens humans, kills pets    Idaho Statesman Toxic algae chokes Idaho's Snake River, dozens of waterways nationwide. The cause: Agricultural runoff that has gone out of control.

Valley people | Valley People | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
7/14/2017 3:00:00 AM
Valley people | Valley People | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Mark George came to the Wood River Valley from Vermont in 1990 to ski with his best friend. After four years he went to New York City to put his.

Elk deaths prompt Idaho to consider statewide ban on yews - Total Landscape Care
5/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
Elk deaths prompt Idaho to consider statewide ban on yews    Total Landscape Care The battle for yew plants to be kept off the noxious weeds list in Idaho has begun in earnest as representatives from nurseries and citizens gathered yesterday to ...

What it takes to keep the Milky Way visible | - Mountain Town News
12/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
What it takes to keep the Milky Way visible |    Mountain Town News In Los Angeles, it took an earthquake for many people to wonder at the Milky Way. The Idaho Conservation Group hopes a big shake won't be required.

Nationally Recognized North Idaho Forests Conserved - Business Wire
10/3/2016 3:00:00 AM
Nationally Recognized North Idaho Forests Conserved    Business Wire Approximately 5568 acres of Idaho forestland has been permanently conserved to benefit wildlife, local economies, clean water and recreation.

Alta Mesa Doesn't Want You to See All of Its Idaho Gas Drilling Application - Boise Weekly
11/1/2015 2:00:00 AM
Alta Mesa Doesn't Want You to See All of Its Idaho Gas Drilling Application    Boise Weekly "Release of this proprietary information would substantially harm Alta Mesa Services competitive position because its competitors could use this information to ...

Group says Boise River plan won't harm ag - Capital Press
8/12/2015 3:00:00 AM
Group says Boise River plan won't harm ag    Capital Press MERIDIAN, Idaho — A diverse group that is developing a plan to improve the health of the Boise River watershed told leaders of the region's irrigation ...

Nature Notes Wolf myth: Wolves have devastated Idaho's elk herds - Elko Daily Free Press
8/16/2014 3:00:00 AM
Nature Notes Wolf myth: Wolves have devastated Idaho's elk herds    Elko Daily Free Press The myth goes like this: Since wolf re-introduction 15 years ago, they have devastated Idaho's elk populations. Hunters are not finding elk and people are not ...

Idaho: Bobcat trap kills a rare wolverine - The Wildlife News
1/8/2014 3:00:00 AM
Idaho: Bobcat trap kills a rare wolverine    The Wildlife News Idaho Fish and Game news release, Jan. 8, 2014. Idaho Falls- Fur trapping was one of the major reasons for exploration of Idaho and is still a legitimate wildlife ...

Idaho Politics - Special coverage at - The Spokesman Review
3/10/2010 2:22:03 PM
Idaho Politics - Special coverage at    The Spokesman Review Serving the Inland Northwest since 1883. Spokesman.com provides breaking and in-depth coverage of Spokane area news, sports and community.