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 Conservation Easements

   
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Leaving a Legacy of Land
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Protecting private lands that provide significant natural resource or cultural values is often a capstone objective for landowners, managers, and conservationists.

 

Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

How a Conservation Easement Works - Sample example of conservation easement

A simple example illustrates how a conservation easement works in practice. Let’s assume pressure from buyers building vacation homes has pushed the value of land up in recent years to the point where the family is concerned about how the next generation will pay the estate tax bill without selling the land.

 

Land Preservation - An Essential Ingredient in Smart Growth
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The preservation of land for working rural landscapes, wildlife habitat, urban parks, recreational trails, and protecting water supplies and floodplains is emerging as an integral component of smart growth programs.

 

6 Basic Steps to Conveying a Conservation Easement
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How does one go about donating or selling a conservation easement.? There is no one right way to go about it. However, the following outline shows the most common steps to the process.

 

The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States
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Thomas Daniels and John Keene's new book breaks down the legal principles, federal and state requirements, and the legal issues that affect agricultural land preservation efforts.

 

Find a Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCCs)

Find an LCC here. The 22 LCCs collectively form a network of resource managers and scientists who share a common need for scientific information and interest in conservation. Each LCC brings together federal, state, and local governments along with Tribes and First Nations, non-governmental organizations, universities, and interested public and private organizations. Our partners work collaboratively to identify best practices, connect efforts, identify science gaps, and avoid duplication through conservation planning and design. 

Managing the landscapes that provide our natural and cultural resources has become increasingly challenging. With the signing of Secretarial Order No. 3289, the Department of the Interior launched the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) to better integrate science and management to address climate change and other landscape scale issues. By building a network that is holistic, collaborative, adaptive, and grounded in science, LCCs are working to ensure the sustainability of our economy, land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources. 

 

Using the Conservation Tax Incentive
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This short brochure summarizes the conservation easement tax incentive and provides answers to some frequently asked questions. For the late ...

 

Conservation Easements
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One tool for estate planners is the conservation easement, by which a landowner voluntarily restricts his or her land from being developed, restricts the amount of development or protects existing features, like a building facade with historic value.

 

Conservation Easements - How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

To ensure the continued conservation of natural resources and habitats, it is important to ensure that easements are not simply undone by successors to the original parties after the tax benefits have been realized.& ...

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

2015 National Land Trust Census Report
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Our common ground and collective impact.

 

Conservation Easements - A Tool for Preventing the Fragmentation of Family Lands
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Land stewards can use conservation easements to help manage the future. Conservation easements can be created to protect different natural assets ranging from endangered species and water sources to productive, open space and agricultural land.

 

Karl Tyler inks conservation easement to protect prime salmon habitat
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Tyler has been thinking about preserving the salmon Karl Tyler with his wife Donna and Zip. Below, the sign for the Little Eight Mile Ranch features the Chevy logo, Tyler’s initials and one of their livestock brands.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act Summary
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Although traditional uses of land for industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural purposes have continued, conservation and historic preservation have become important as well.

 

Funding Conservation in Idaho
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The purpose of this publication is to provide a guide to the most common funding resources available for conservation on private land in Idaho.& ...

 

Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature
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Conservation easements purchase future development rights and landowners are required to follow a grazing plan to protect and improve sage-grouse habitat.

 

Ranching as a Conservation Strategy - Can Old Ranchers Save the New West?
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Working ranches are often promoted as means of private rangeland conservation because they can safeguard ecosystem services, protect open space, and maintain traditional ranching culture.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act (with 2007 Amendments)
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The Act enables durable restrictions and affirmative obligations to be attached to real property to protect natural and historic resources.

 

Multi-Generational Ownership and Planning for Family Owned Properties
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The paper explains many of the common legal tools used by families to manage and/or transfer family lands, and gives a very good overview of the expectations and considerations families will face throughout the process.

 

Forever Donation
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A landowner recently asked us: What is the best way to ensure that the land I donate is not sold? We put the question to the land trust community and it generated quite a bit of activity on the land trust listserv.

 

Tax Benefits of Donating Conservation Land
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There are several kinds of tax benefits available to donors of land or conservation easements. This article attempts to summarize these benefits and provide some examples of how they work.

 

What is a Land Trust?

Land trusts are non-profit organizations directly involved in the permanent protection of land and its resources for the public benefit. A trust may operate on a local, state, regional, or national level.

 

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value
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The bundle of rights theory maintains that ownership of a parcel of real estate may embrace a great many rights, such as the right to its occupancy and use; the right to sell it in whole or in part; the right to bequeath; the right to transfer by contract for specified periods of time, the benefits to be derived by occupancy and use of the real estate.

 

2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

 

13 Components of a Successful Transferable Development Right Program
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For those of you who don’t know, TDR stands for Transferable Development Rights. Simply put, these are typically programs that are designed by local government to allow for the free market transfer of subdivision or development rights from a rural (agricultural and/or conservation) zone to a designated development zone within a jurisdiction.& ...

 

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

 

Working Lands For Wildlife
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Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a voluntary, incentive-based effort—the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its conservation partners will provide landowners with technical and financial assistance to: Restore populations of declining wildlife species.

 

NextGen Conservation - Peninsula Open Space Trust engages Millennials in its mission.
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The 80 million-plus Millennials in the United States represent the next generation of potential land trust supporters and advocates.

 

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities
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Many rural communities are facing challenges, including rapid growth at metropolitan edges, declining rural populations, and loss of working lands.

 

Conservation of Private Lands - Opportunities and Challenges for the States
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Private land conservation initiatives are a critical component of any state-level quality of life agenda. Although concerns over sprawl, including the loss of prime agricultural lands and significant green space, continue to be one of the underlying rallying cries in support of state-level smart growth initiatives, the fact remains that with few exceptions, conservation of privately-owned working lands has not received significant attention in smart growth literature or conferences.

 

Bosque Canyon Ranch v. Comm’r—Partnerships Denied Deductions for Conservation Easements Allowing Movable Homesites and Taxed on Disguised Sales of Homesites
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Bosque Canyon Ranch, L.P. located in the hill country of Texas was just denied $15.9 million of deductions claimed by partnerships for the donation of conservation easements on two grounds in a tax court decision.

 

The Conservation Easement Quiz
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Take a quick quiz and test your knowledge on conservation easements and learn if they can work for you.

 

Conservation Easement Paragraph Databank
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The CE Paragraph Databank is a work in progress assembled by the Stanford Conservation and Climate Change Drafting Committee and a number of CE professionals assisting in the work.

 

Conservation Easements and the 2010 Roth Conversion - A symbiotic relationship
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It may come as a shock, but there is a sort of symbiotic relationship at work between property owners with conservation easements and the IRS.

 

Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

 

Farm and Forest Land Preservation With Conservation Easements
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This publication is intended to provide basic information on conservation easements for landowners, community leaders, students and other interested individuals.

 

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
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Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

 

Conservation Easements - Donor Beware
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Conservation easements have garnered significant attention and gained popularity over the last few years due in part to the availability of federal tax deductions and Virginia state tax credits associated with conservation easements.

 

Easements prove valuable in efforts to protect land
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Practically no one had heard of conservation easements 15 years ago when Charleston native Herbert J. Butler began trying to protect his hundreds of acres of former rice fields.

 

State of the Land 2006, A brief inventory of public and private land in the United States
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“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” Quoted from an essay by Thoreau lamenting the way in which modern urban life has made natural resources into commodities and isolated people from the natural processes on which their lives depended.

 

An Overview of Financial Alternatives for Land Conservation Transactions
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Clearly, the motivation for a land conservation transaction is often the desire of the landowner to safeguard the property. However, this objective must be balanced with the need to maximize the return to the landowner.

 

Show Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals (287)
There are 287 resources serving Panhandle Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Panhandle Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Farm Commons
Rachel Armstrong - Founder and Executive Director - Duluth, MN
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Scott L. Campbell
Campbell Law - Boise, ID
Therese Ure
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Todd N. Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Certified Appraisers
Brent Pederson
Mason Brue & Girard - Real Estate Appraiser - Portland, OR
Hall and Hall
- Billings, MT
Larry C. Linford, MAI
Linford Real Estate Appraisal, Inc. - President (Appraiser) - Idaho Falls, ID
Mark Richey
Idaho Land & Appraisal, LLC - Eagle, ID
Richard A Maloy, MAI,JD
Maloy and Company, Inc - President - Birmingham, AL
Scott Richard Haxton, MAI
Haxton Valuation - Owner & Appraiser - Boise, ID
Steve Prochnau
Prochnau Forest Consultants, LLC - Owner/President - Olympia, WA
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
Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness, Inc.
Phil Hough - Executive Director - Sandpoint, ID
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
Heart of the Rockies Initiative
Michael B. Whitfield - Executive Director - Driggs, 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
Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Adrienne Cronebaugh - Executive Director - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho - Bonners Ferry, ID
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
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
Panhandle Chapter of Trout Unlimited
Don Childress - President - Sandpoint, ID
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
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
Estate Planners
Marc E. Wallace
- Coeur D'Alene, ID
Scott Eskelson
Martin & Eskelson, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Stephen Martin
Martin & Eskelson PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Wittman Consulting
Dick Wittman - Culdesac, ID
Estate Planning Attorneys
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Dave Bagley, LL.M
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
David P. Claiborne
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Principal - Boise, ID
Eric L. Olsen
Partner - Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC - Pocatello, ID
Fleming Law Offices, PLLC
Timothy Fleming - Emmett, ID
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
Kimmer W. Callahan
Callahan & Associates, Chtd. - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Madsen Law Office, PC
Henry Madsen - Coeur D'Alene, ID
Randall C. Budge
Managing Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Pocatello, ID
Ruth Fullwiler
- Coeur D'Alene, ID
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Theron J. De Smet
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Todd N. Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Virginia McNulty Robinson
Robinson Law PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
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
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
Inland Northwest Land Trust
Chris DeForest - Conservation Director - Spokane, WA
Kaniksu Land Trust
Eric W. Grace - Executive Director - Sandpoint, ID
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Palouse Land Trust
- Moscow, ID
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
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
Vital Ground Foundation
Ryan A. Lutey, J.D. - Executive Director - Missoula, MT
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
Lawyers
Andrew J. Waldera
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Andrew M. Wayment
Wright & Wayment, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Christopher D. Gabbert
Associate - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Douglas S. Marfice
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Eric L. Olsen
Partner - Echo Hawk & Olsen, PLLC - Pocatello, ID
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Fleming Law Offices, PLLC
Timothy Fleming - Emmett, ID
J. Kahle Becker
Attorney At Law - Boise, ID
John Hucks
John Curtis Hucks, Attorney at Law, P.C. - New Meadows, ID
John R. Goodell
Partner - Racine Olson Nye Budge & Bailey - Boise, ID
John T. Schroeder
Schroeder & Lezamiz Law Offices, LLP - Member - Boise , ID
Laura A. Schroeder
Schroeder Law Offices, PC - Portland, OR
Linda R. Larson
Marten Law - Seattle, WA
Madsen Law Office, PC
Henry Madsen - Coeur D'Alene, ID
Mark R Petersen
Snake River Law PLLC - Attorney - Pocatello, ID
Michael A. Ealy
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Michael C. Dotten
Marten Law - Partner - Portland, OR
Mills Charlton
- Sandpoint, 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
Rebecca Hardesty
- Boise, ID
S. Bryce Farris
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Boise, ID
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Scott Eskelson
Martin & Eskelson, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Scott L. Poorman
- Attorney at Law - Hayden, ID
Stephen Martin
Martin & Eskelson PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Terrance R. Harris
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, 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
Timothy Hopkins
Hopkins Roden Crockett Hansen & Hoopes, PLLC - Idaho Falls, ID
Todd N. Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Virginia McNulty Robinson
Robinson Law PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William F. Boyd
Of Counsel - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
William Myers III
Holland & Hart - Boise, 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
Douglas S. Marfice
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Gregory M. George
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, 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
Scott L. Poorman
- Attorney at Law - Hayden, ID
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
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
State Funding / Technical Resources
Access Yes!
Idaho Department of Fish and Game - Boise, 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
Direct Seed Loan Program
Ty Meyer - Ag Manager - Spokane, WA
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 Environmental Quality, Coeur d'Alene Regional Office
Daniel Redline - Regional Administrator - Coeur d'Alene, 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
Tax Advisors
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Paul Jameson EA, LLC
- Coeur d'Alene, ID
St. Maries Forestry & Tax Service
John J. Ferris - Certified Forester (CF) - Saint Maries, ID
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO

 Conservation Markets

   
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Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

Conservation Corridor Toolkit

Landscape corridors are among the most important conservation strategies in the face of global changes such as habitat fragmentation, habitat destruction, and climate change. We aim to bridge the science and practice of conservation corridors.  Conservation Corridor will provide up-to-date findings from science that will inform applied conservation.  And, we will highlight new innovations in applied conservation, with the goal of guiding the direction of applied science toward management needs. Click Here. 

 

COMET-FARM™

COMET-FARM™ is a  whole farm and ranch carbon and greenhouse gas accounting system.  The tool guides you through describing your farm and ranch management practices including alternative future management scenarios. Once complete, a report is generated comparing the carbon changes and greenhouse gas emissions between your current management practices and future scenarios.

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Leveraging the Landscape - State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2012
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Over the last three years, projects that address the relationships between carbon and forests have moved from the sidelines of international climate action to center field.

 

Carbon Sequestration on Idaho Agriculture and Forest Lands
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A report exploring the potential for carbon sequestration on agricultural and private, nonindustrial forest lands.

 

The Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration
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Luke Nave from the University of Michigan Biological Station presents this video short course on the fact that the largest terrestrial carbon pool is contained in soils.

 

Grasslands and Carbon - Processes and Trends
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Rebecca McCulley of the University of Kentucky, Dept. of Plant & Soil Sciences presents this video short course on Grasslands, which make up 30% of the U.S ...

 

Forests and Carbon - Trends and Data for the U.S.
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In this video short course you can get the scoop on forestland carbon storage in the United States, which helps offset approximately 12% of US carbon emissions from fossil fuels.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 2) - Protocols, Projects and Opportunities

Andrea Tuttle presents this video short course ont forest carbon markets and how these can be used to capture and hold carbon on the landscape.

 

Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1) - Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading
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Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

 

Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers
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The Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers, produced by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), provides an overview of available market opportunities for environmental credits and services, how farmers and ranchers can get involved in them, and ways to encourage their continued growth.

 

Innovations in Market-Based Watershed Conservation in the United States - Payments for Watershed Services for Agricultural and Forest Landowners
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New innovations in payments for watershed services (PWS) have emerged in the past decade and are pointing the way toward watershed protection approaches that might effectively complement existing government conservation programs and incentives for rural landowners.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Ecosystem Service Market Development - The Role and Opportunity for Finance
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The creation of tradable credits for the development or preservation of ecosystem services has emerged as a method to provide such payments.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

Meeting Regulatory Needs with Voluntary Conservation
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Take a look at a PowerPoint presentation on market-based approaches as a voluntary means to reduce the cost of compliance with environmental regulations.& ...

 

Natural Resources Credit Trading Reference
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The purpose of the NRCS Natural Resource Credit Trading Reference is to provide an understanding of how environmental credit trading can be used to increase the provision of conservation and ecosystem services by agriculture.

 

Payments for Forest Carbon
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Payments for forest carbon sequestration are an emerging opportunity for small forest owners to earn additional income, and in turn to sustain both the economic and ecological values of the Northern Forest.

 

Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks
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This document provides guidance on the establishment, use, and operation of conservation banks for the purpose of providing a tool for offset mitigating adverse impacts to species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended.

 

Conservation Banking
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This fact sheet was published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August 2012 is a two page primer on conservation banking with some history and information on how these banks are working today to promote species conservation and help mitigate habitat loss.

 

FY 2014-2017 Strategic Plan - Celebrating Our 75th Year of Conservation the Idaho Way
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The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission (Conservation Commission) focuses on Conservation the Idaho Way: voluntary stewardship, not regulatory mandates.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

Show Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals (199)
There are 199 resources serving Panhandle Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Markets Organizations & Professionals serving Panhandle Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Dawn Reeder
Rare Earth Sciences, LLC - Principal Biologist - Paonia, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
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
Carbon Credits and Sequestration
American Carbon Registry
John Kadyszewski - Director - Arlington, VA
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme
Forest Trends (attention: BBOP Secretariat) - Washington, DC
C2Invest, LLC
- The Plains, VA
Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)
- Nicasio, CA
Chicago Climate Exchange
Offset Registry - Chicago, IL
Climate Action Reserve
Gillian Calof - Interim-President/Operations Director - Los Angeles, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Investment Partners
- Baltimore, MD
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
Ecotrust Forest Management
Amrita Kumar - Director - Portland, OR
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Finite Carbon
- Wayne, PA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Portal
Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace - Washington, DC
Forest Trends
Forest Trends Association - Washington, DC
Green Assets, Inc
- Wilmington, NC
ImageTree
- Morgantown, WV
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Wetlands Group
Gary Howard - Star, ID
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Conservation Credit Markets
Blue Source
Jessica Stalberger - Office Manager - Murray, UT
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Dave Gibson
IFC/World Bank - Senior Environmental Risk Specialist - Warrenton, VA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Ecosystem Economics LLC
- Bend, OR
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium
Debbie Reed - Executive Director - Falls Church, VA
EP Carbon
Zach Barbane - Director, Projects and Operations - Berkeley, CA
Forest Carbon Fund
- Berkeley, CA
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
TerraCarbon LLC
- Peoria, IL
Fisheries Biologists
Bob Kibler
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Idaho AIS Coordinator - Boise, ID
Dennis Mackey
- Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Star, ID
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Idaho Cooperative Fish And Wildlife Research Unit
Dr. Courtney Conway - College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Idaho Fishery Resource Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Ahsahka, ID
Paul Heimowitz
U.s. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region - Regional Ais Coordinator - Portland, OR
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Pacific Region
Linda Beck - Regional AIS Coordinator - Portland, OR
Foresters
Bill Love, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
Brad Tucker
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Brock Purvis
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Casey Clark
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Chris Schnepf
Professor and Area Extension Educator - Forestry - UI Kootenai Co. Extension - Coeur D' Alene, ID
Council of Western State Foresters
Sara Goodwin - Communications Director - Denver, CO
Dale Claassen
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Chief Forester - Eugene, OR
Dennis R. Parent
Senior Forester - DRPforestry - Hayden, ID
Dennis Thomas
Northwest Management Inc. - Fire/Fuels Specialist - Moscow, ID
Dick E. Bradetich, ACF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Don Gunter
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Consulting Forester - Sandpoint, ID
Dr. Randy Brooks
Extension Forester and Professor - Extension Forestry University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
Ed Robinson
Pend Oreille Supervisory Area Manager - Sandpoint, ID
Eric Clippinger
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
Eric Femreite
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Gary Suppiger
Panhandle Forest Products - Cocolalla, 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
John Kinne
Odenwald Forestry - Kootenai, 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
Larry Isenberg
Synergistic Solution Inc. - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Lee Andrews, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
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
Meghan McEldery
Idaho Department of Lands - Private Forestry Specialist - St. Maries, ID
Michael Dominguez
5 Star Forestry - Owner - Kooskia, ID
Michael F. Wolcott, ACF, CF
Inland Forest Management, Inc. - Sandpoint, ID
Mick Schanilec
Priest Lake Supervisory Area Manager - Coolin, ID
Northwest Management Inc.
- Moscow, ID
Paul Jameson EA, LLC
- Coeur d'Alene, ID
Ric Hagenbaugh
Northwest Management Inc. - Forester - Moscow, ID
Richard Furman
St. Joe Supervisory Area Manager - St. Maries, ID
Richard L. Cooper
Cooper Consulting Forestry - Owner - Honor, MI
Robert Coats
Northwest Management Inc. - Moscow, ID
St. Maries Forestry & Tax Service
John J. Ferris - Certified Forester (CF) - Saint Maries, 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
Thomas Davis
Certified Forester (Forestry Consultant) - North Idaho Forestry - Hayden, ID
TigerTree Land Management
Franz Lani - Laramie, WY
Tim Gurton
Sperry Ridge, Inc. - Forester - Eugene, OR
Tom Fleer
Mica Supervisory Area Manager - Coeur d'Alene, ID
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
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
Inland Northwest Land Trust
Chris DeForest - Conservation Director - Spokane, WA
Kaniksu Land Trust
Eric W. Grace - Executive Director - Sandpoint, ID
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Palouse Land Trust
- Moscow, ID
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
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
Vital Ground Foundation
Ryan A. Lutey, J.D. - Executive Director - Missoula, MT
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Overland Park, KS
Mediators
Design Workshop
Anna Laybourn - Principal - Aspen, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Sara Nelson Hallock
Hallock & Hallock - Logan, UT
Mitigation Banks
Bio-Logical Capital
Grant McCargo - Managing Director, Founder and CEO - Denver, CO
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Ross Guidry - Region Land Manager - Lafayette, LA
Valencia Wetland Mitigation Bank
Donna Collier - Valencia Wetlands Trust - Priest River, 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
Douglas S. Marfice
Partner - Ramsden & Lyons, LLP - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Evan Roth
Sawtooth Law Offices, PLLC - Twin Falls, ID
Gregory M. George
Macomber Law, PLLC - Coeur d'Alene, 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
Scott L. Poorman
- Attorney at Law - Hayden, ID
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
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
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
 

 Google News about Conservation Resources

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Conservation Easements News Items
Conservation easements placed on 2 ranches | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
5/17/2019 6:00:00 AM
Conservation easements placed on 2 ranches | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide More than 2500 acres on two ranches at the southern end of the Pioneer Mountains have been placed under conservation easements.

Rehabilitation work done on Sharps Fire area | Blaine County - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rehabilitation work done on Sharps Fire area | Blaine County    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Federal land managers and the local chapter of The Nature Conservancy are starting to gauge the effectiveness of seeding efforts undertaken last fall to ...

County backs plan to prioritize pronghorn | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
County backs plan to prioritize pronghorn | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Last winter, a single crash killed 11 pronghorn near Timmerman Hill in Blaine County.

After 52 Years, Patrolman Calls It A Career | Recreation | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
After 52 Years, Patrolman Calls It A Career | Recreation | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Good times, bad times, sad times and glad times,” said Sun Valley ski patrolman Richie Bingham on Sunday about his upcoming retirement after 52 years on the ...

Keb' Mo' sets Sun Valley return | Events | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Keb' Mo' sets Sun Valley return | Events | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Last month, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts announced its full summer concert series lineup, including Ziggy Marley, Michael Franti, Nathaniel Rateliff & the ...

St. Thomas Church rector announces departure | Sun Valley | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Church rector announces departure | Sun Valley | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Rev. Ken Brannon, rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church for 12 years, has announced that he will leave to become vice rector of St. Michael and All Angels ...

Consultant: Sun Valley lags behind competition in winter - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Consultant: Sun Valley lags behind competition in winter    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Though it will always hold the distinction of being the first destination ski resort in the U.S., Sun Valley is lagging behind its competition when it comes to winter ...

Former students sue BCSD over free speech claims - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Former students sue BCSD over free speech claims    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Blaine County School District and eight of its administrators have been sued by a pair of recent graduates alleging that the district unlawfully restricted their ...

Avalanche damages Board Ranch houses | Blaine County - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Avalanche damages Board Ranch houses | Blaine County    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide This story was updated at 5:15 p.m. Monday, April 8.

Hailey man gets prison after shooting himself | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hailey man gets prison after shooting himself | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A Hailey man has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison for unlawfully possessing firearms, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the ...

Trial for Sharps Fire suspect is reset | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trial for Sharps Fire suspect is reset | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A jury trial that was scheduled to begin Monday for Ryan Michael Jensen, 35, a Bellevue resident charged with starting the 2018 Sharps Fire, has been ...

Avalanche blocks road north of Ketchum | Blaine County - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Avalanche blocks road north of Ketchum | Blaine County    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A small avalanche partially blocked state Highway 75 and caused delays near Lake Creek Drive north of Ketchum Wednesday afternoon, according to the ...

Legislation could allow pet store owner to sell CBD products again - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislation could allow pet store owner to sell CBD products again    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Dain Hamilton, owner and operator of Thunderpaws—a pet shop with locations in Ketchum and Hailey—says he's had a lot of disappointed and upset ...

Passion and purpose? It's all in her 'nature' - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Passion and purpose? It's all in her 'nature'    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Ann Christensen was supposed to be a boy. That's what her father thought, anyway—and thought, and thought as each of his three daughters were born, until, ...

Salmon advocates see potential for Snake River dam removal - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Salmon advocates see potential for Snake River dam removal    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Changes in the economics of hydropower generation in the Pacific Northwest are giving anadromous fish advocates optimism that four dams on the lower Snake ...

Lift reroute stalls Sun Valley expansion | Recreation | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lift reroute stalls Sun Valley expansion | Recreation | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Sun Valley Resort has pushed back its expansion plans for Bald Mountain another season.

Neighbor sues city of Ketchum over Fir Drive duplex - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Neighbor sues city of Ketchum over Fir Drive duplex    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide An effort to construct a three-story, 11000-square-foot duplex on Fir Drive in the Warm Springs area of Ketchum has spawned two lawsuits in Blaine County 5th ...

BCSD immunization rates rise for 2019 | Health | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
BCSD immunization rates rise for 2019 | Health | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Immunization rates in the Blaine County School District continued their upward trend into the 2018-19 academic year, but still trail Idaho as a whole, according to ...

Big Wood flood risk deemed 90 percent by end of May - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Big Wood flood risk deemed 90 percent by end of May    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide With record snowfall amounts last month and warmer temperatures on the way, Wood River Valley residents should be preparing for the possibility of a ...

Get into the swing with the Quebe Sisters | Events | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Get into the swing with the Quebe Sisters | Events | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Dallas-based Quebe Sisters will bring their progressive Western swing style of music and song to The Mint in Hailey on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. ...

Snowstorms bring great skiing, avalanche hazards | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Snowstorms bring great skiing, avalanche hazards | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide After a fairly dry first two months of winter, February finally brought central Idaho the snow its residents had been looking for, prompting numerous “powder alerts” ...

What's next for the Ketchum Fire Department? - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
What's next for the Ketchum Fire Department?    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Editor's note: This is the final story in a multi-part series reporting on the future of the Ketchum Fire Department.

U.S. Senate passes lands bill that would reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund - Idaho Press-Tribune
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
U.S. Senate passes lands bill that would reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund    Idaho Press-Tribune The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed one of the biggest congressional lands packages of the last decade.

Sun Valley announces 'Epic' partnership | Recreation | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sun Valley announces 'Epic' partnership | Recreation | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide In the arms race between two ski-industry giants, Sun Valley has finally chosen a side.

Mackay woman fights mountain lion | State/Regional | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mackay woman fights mountain lion | State/Regional | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A Mackay woman walked away with mere scratches after grabbing a mountain lion by the scruff of its neck while trying to break up what she thought was a dog.

Hate graffiti transformed in Hailey | Hailey | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hate graffiti transformed in Hailey | Hailey | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A location for unfettered artistic self-expression became a cause of public remorse at a meeting of the Hailey City Council on Jan. 28.

Hailey principal announces departure | Education | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hailey principal announces departure | Education | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Principal Thad Biggers will step down at the end of the school year, ending a four-year run helming Hailey Elementary, the Blaine County School District ...

Mountain lion shot after killing dog | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
2/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mountain lion shot after killing dog | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide An Idaho Department of Fish and Game officer shot a mountain lion Saturday after it killed a dog in the Warm Springs area of Ketchum.

Ketchum OKs $3 million land purchase | Ketchum | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
1/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ketchum OKs $3 million land purchase | Ketchum | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Ketchum City Council is land richer and cash poorer following a decision Tuesday night to buy a property at 290-298 Northwood Way for $3 million.

Sidecountry avalanche buries 2 people | Blaine County - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
1/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sidecountry avalanche buries 2 people | Blaine County    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Two men were swept up in an out-of-bounds avalanche they triggered off the back side of Bald Mountain on Sunday, according to the Sawtooth Avalanche ...

Fairfield man gets prison for 4th felony DUI - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fairfield man gets prison for 4th felony DUI    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A 68-year-old Fairfield resident has been sentenced to three years in the Idaho state penitentiary after being convicted of his fourth felony DUI in Blaine County's ...

Habitat once planned for South Hills subdivision donated to Land Trust - Idaho State Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Habitat once planned for South Hills subdivision donated to Land Trust    Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — An anonymous landowner has donated 166 acres of mule deer winter range in the city's Blackrock area to a local land trust, ending one-time ...

A look at the top stories likely to make headlines in 2019 - Idaho Press-Tribune
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
A look at the top stories likely to make headlines in 2019    Idaho Press-Tribune The coming year promises to be a busy one, with anticipated big news stories on the docket.

Wolf killed by Wildlife Services | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Wolf killed by Wildlife Services | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The federal Wildlife Services agency killed a young male wolf in the upper Corral Creek drainage in September in response to a report of depredation by wolves ...

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: More Wildlife Habitat Protected in Idaho - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: More Wildlife Habitat Protected in Idaho    AmmoLand Shooting Sports News MISSOULA, Mont. —-(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation worked with a north Idaho landowner who appreciates the wildlife values of their ...

Whooping cough found in BCSD | Education | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
12/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Whooping cough found in BCSD | Education | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Several students” in the Blaine County School District have come down with pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory infection commonly known as whooping ...

St. Luke's hopes reshuffle yields '2020' vision | Health | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
12/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
St. Luke's hopes reshuffle yields '2020' vision | Health | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide St. Luke's took a scalpel to its staff this week, cutting the role of administrators across satellite hospitals outside its Boise flagship—including St. Luke's Wood ...

Mobile-home fire in Bellevue leaves 1 injured, 9 more displaced - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
12/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mobile-home fire in Bellevue leaves 1 injured, 9 more displaced    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide One person was injured in a mobile-home fire in Bellevue around 9 a.m. today, Dec. 7.

Snow is on the way for opening day - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Snow is on the way for opening day    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide It will be catnip for skiers and snowboarders but a headache for holiday travelers: The first major snowstorms of the season are on the way to the Wood River ...

No charges yet in Picabo standoff incident | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
No charges yet in Picabo standoff incident | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A Twin Falls man apprehended after a tense, prolonged armed standoff at a convenience store in the rural town of Picabo on Friday has not yet been charged ...

New subdivision prompts fears of SNRA build-out - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
11/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
New subdivision prompts fears of SNRA build-out    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The approval of a four-lot subdivision on a 10-acre parcel in the Sawtooth Valley—an action that in most places would be routine—has provoked fears among ...

Blaine County, District 26 election results; District 26 Dems win | Elections | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Blaine County, District 26 election results; District 26 Dems win | Elections | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Story updated Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.. Voters in Blaine County—and across the state and nation—went to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, to vote in local, state ...

McCleary, Fosbury keep Blaine blue | Blaine County - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
McCleary, Fosbury keep Blaine blue | Blaine County    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Democrats fortified their foothold in Blaine County on Tuesday, as incumbent Angenie McCleary and Dick Fosbury won seats on the three-member County ...

NOAA forecasts mild winter for central Idaho | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
10/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
NOAA forecasts mild winter for central Idaho | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide NOAA's long-term forecasts for the 2018-19 winter don't herald favorable conditions for skiers and snowboarders in Sun Valley, but there's no reason to panic ...

Lawsuit filed over Triumph Mine pollution | Blaine County - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lawsuit filed over Triumph Mine pollution | Blaine County    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Idaho Conservation League has filed a lawsuit in federal court asking that the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality be prohibited from discharging ...

Land trust seeks to expand using industry mitigation money - Idaho State Journal
9/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Land trust seeks to expand using industry mitigation money    Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — Officials with a local land trust say they hope to use revenue from phosphate mining and hydro-electric power generation to prevent ...

Mike Simpson on Kavanaugh, Idaho’s migrant workers & key funding for public open space - Idaho Statesman
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mike Simpson on Kavanaugh, Idaho’s migrant workers & key funding for public open space    Idaho Statesman Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson accuses Democrats of maneuvering allegations against Judge Kavanaugh for political gain; talks renewing Land and Water ...

Dr. Gene Branum sets up shop in Ketchum - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dr. Gene Branum sets up shop in Ketchum    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide There is a new surgeon in town and his name is Gene D. Branum. He came to the Wood River Valley after practicing for 17 years in Harrisonburg, Va., to.

Land and Water Conservation Fund set to expire - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Land and Water Conservation Fund set to expire    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, which since 1970 has provided $958000 for 13 projects in Blaine County, is set to expire on Sept. 30.

The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust to host the Bill Davidson Memorial BBQ. - The Herald Journal
7/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust to host the Bill Davidson Memorial BBQ.    The Herald Journal The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust (SSLT) serves the seven counties of Southeast Idaho: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power.

Left lane law goes into effect | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
6/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Left lane law goes into effect | Cops/Courts | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A state law that will go into effect July 1 will prohibit slow-moving vehicles from impeding traffic in the far-left lane of any controlled access highway.

Our Changing Idaho: With Few Protections In Place, Farmland Is Gobbled Up By Subdivisions - Boise State Public Radio
6/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Our Changing Idaho: With Few Protections In Place, Farmland Is Gobbled Up By Subdivisions    Boise State Public Radio Every day, about 19 people move to Boise. And that growth is creating a housing crunch in the valley.

Ketchum criterium wraps up Idaho cycling triple crown - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
6/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ketchum criterium wraps up Idaho cycling triple crown    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The rain stayed away, encouraging 70 bicycle racers to saddle up and compete Saturday, June 16 in the 2018 Idaho State Championship Criterium for various ...

Lawsuit contests huge energy project | Environment | mtexpress.com - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
5/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lawsuit contests huge energy project | Environment | mtexpress.com    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide A Wood River Valley resident has filed a lawsuit challenging Elmore County's approval of a massive alternative-energy project west of Fairfield.

Bringing trumpeter swans back home to Idaho - LocalNews8.com
5/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Bringing trumpeter swans back home to Idaho    LocalNews8.com Recently two young trumpeter swans were released in the Fox Creek conservation easement near Driggs.

Our right to roam must be legally recognized - Idaho State Journal
4/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Our right to roam must be legally recognized    Idaho State Journal Last Sunday I read the column in the Journal by Martin Hackworth, executive director of Sharetrails.Org. He wrote he's stepping down, retiring from his position.

C of I environmental studies graduating seniors to present theses on Treasure Valley soil - College of Idaho News
4/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
C of I environmental studies graduating seniors to present theses on Treasure Valley soil    College of Idaho News Twelve College of Idaho graduating senior environmental studies students will present their respective theses starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 28 in the ...

Agreement protects 5,000 acres of North Idaho forestland - The Spokesman-Review
4/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Agreement protects 5,000 acres of North Idaho forestland    The Spokesman-Review Roughly 5000 acres of forest near Bonners Ferry will be protected under a conservation easement. The agreement was announced Wednesday.

Cattle Ranchers Join Conservationists To Save Endangered Species And Rangelands - Forbes Now
1/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Cattle Ranchers Join Conservationists To Save Endangered Species And Rangelands    Forbes Now Idaho rancher Jerry Hoagland likes working under the open sky. He's seen all kinds of wildlife, from elk and coyotes to eagles and mountain lions. But he had ...

Kootenai County road case goes to Idaho Supreme Court - The Spokesman-Review
12/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
Kootenai County road case goes to Idaho Supreme Court    The Spokesman-Review The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Friday in a Kootenai County road-easement case that already has prompted a change in state law, but still has left ...

Saving the farms | Nation - Capital Press
6/1/2017 3:00:00 AM
Saving the farms | Nation    Capital Press BOISE — Ada County farmer Glen Edwards is in the middle of the battle to stem the loss of farmland in southwestern Idaho. He understands and supports the ...

Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access Aug. 1 - The Spokesman-Review
3/22/2017 3:00:00 AM
Easement opening Idaho's Clagstone Meadows to public access Aug. 1    The Spokesman-Review PUBLIC ACCESS -- Access easements will allow public access to the 13169-acre Clagstone Meadows private timblerlands in Bonner County, starting Aug.

Conservation Area To Help Wildlife Migration In Idaho, Utah, And Wyoming - Boise State Public Radio
12/22/2016 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Area To Help Wildlife Migration In Idaho, Utah, And Wyoming    Boise State Public Radio Federal authorities have announced the establishment of a 7000-square-mile watershed conservation area in three states that includes major migration.

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.

Rancher says he's a conservation-easement convert | Livestock - Capital Press
4/22/2016 3:00:00 AM
Rancher says he's a conservation-easement convert | Livestock    Capital Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho — As a fifth-generation rancher in Oregon's Jordan Valley, Bob Skinner was adamantly opposed to conservation easements.

Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature - USDA.gov
2/19/2015 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Easements Protect a Special Place in Idaho for People and Nature    USDA.gov Stretching from Sun Valley to Arco, Idaho, the Pioneer Mountain region encompasses high mountain peaks, river valleys and sagebrush steppe that supports a ...

Partnerships drive Sage Grouse Initiative | Idaho - Capital Press
5/9/2014 3:00:00 AM
Partnerships drive Sage Grouse Initiative | Idaho    Capital Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Working to protect sage grouse habitat and preclude the bird's listing as an endangered species, the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) is ...

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Montana Editorial Roundup - Idaho Statesman
5/22/2019 11:15:00 AM
Montana Editorial Roundup    Idaho Statesman Independent Record, May 19, on Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announcing his bid for the Democratic nomination for president: As Montana's two-term Gov.

Vietnamese, sandwiches and a new bar: Three new establishments coming to downtown Idaho Falls - Post Register
5/20/2019 7:30:00 PM
Vietnamese, sandwiches and a new bar: Three new establishments coming to downtown Idaho Falls    Post Register Three new businesses are expected to open within the next few months in downtown Idaho Falls: a New York-style deli, a Vietnamese restaurant and a new bar.

An Idaho Republican is asking the right questions about Northwest salmon | Opinion - Crosscut
5/14/2019 8:04:02 AM
An Idaho Republican is asking the right questions about Northwest salmon | Opinion    Crosscut Despite $16 billion in spending on salmon recovery over the past 30 years, wild stocks of salmon and steelhead in the Columbia-Snake River drainage continue ...

Programs showcase agriculture in growing SW Idaho - Capital Press
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Programs showcase agriculture in growing SW Idaho    Capital Press A need for wider understanding of agriculture and recent sustainability-driven innovations as southwest Idaho's population grows prompted the Ada Soil and ...

California couple to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting tree - Idaho Statesman
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
California couple to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting tree    Idaho Statesman A California judge has ordered a couple to pay nearly $600000 for uprooting an 180-year-old oak tree and causing other damage to a protected property.

Changes in lobster processing rules on Legislature’s plate - Idaho Statesman
5/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Changes in lobster processing rules on Legislature’s plate    Idaho Statesman Lawmakers are moving toward consensus on an overhaul of Massachusetts' lobster processing laws.

Democratic lawmakers deliver many of Polis’ priorities - Idaho Statesman
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Democratic lawmakers deliver many of Polis’ priorities    Idaho Statesman Colorado lawmakers have delivered many of Gov. Jared Polis' priorities, but minority Republicans also claimed some victories by the last day of the session.

Idaho Gives: Environment - Boise Weekly
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Gives: Environment    Boise Weekly "Idaho Gives is an opportunity for us to raise funds with a level of outreach we could never do on our own."

Idaho, Utah seek to defend Trump drilling plan lawsuit - Fox Business
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho, Utah seek to defend Trump drilling plan lawsuit    Fox Business Two states are seeking to intervene on the side of the federal government after four conservation groups asked a judge to immediately halt drilling, mining and ...

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Idaho Statesman
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials    Idaho Statesman A roundup of recent editorials in Michigan newspapers.

Mining Company Says Court Decision Won't Stop Development - Flathead Beacon
4/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mining Company Says Court Decision Won't Stop Development    Flathead Beacon Officials with the Idaho-based company hoping to open a massive copper and silver mine near Noxon said the recent decision by a Lewis and Clark County ...

Congressman Mike Simpson says he’s determined to see fish runs recovered in his lifetime - The Spokesman-Review
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Congressman Mike Simpson says he’s determined to see fish runs recovered in his lifetime    The Spokesman-Review Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson flirted with backing the removal of the four lower Snake River dams during a conference here on salmon recovery Tuesday.

Bringing breaching to the table | Northwest - Lewiston Morning Tribune
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bringing breaching to the table | Northwest    Lewiston Morning Tribune BOISE — Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson flirted with backing the removal of the four lower Snake River dams during a conference here on salmon recovery ...

Commentary: Idaho's forests need us as much as we need them - Capital Press
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Commentary: Idaho's forests need us as much as we need them    Capital Press With 40% of Idaho covered in trees, the management of our forests affects us all.

What does wilderness mean to you? Kicking off the 2019 central Idaho wilderness stewardship program - Twin Falls Times-News
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
What does wilderness mean to you? Kicking off the 2019 central Idaho wilderness stewardship program    Twin Falls Times-News KETCHUM — The Idaho Conservation League (ICL) is proud to partner with the U.S. Forest *Service* and the U.S. National Park *Service* on its wilderness ...

Solar advocates speak out against Idaho Power's attempt to gut net metering - Solar Power World
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Solar advocates speak out against Idaho Power's attempt to gut net metering    Solar Power World Advocates are raising concerns about a proposal from Idaho Power Company that would increase utility bills and uncertainty for many businesses and farmers.

Idaho water supplies, soil-moisture profiles, look good - Capital Press
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho water supplies, soil-moisture profiles, look good    Capital Press Reservoir levels and soil-moisture profiles look plentiful in much of central and southern Idaho as crop irrigation and livestock grazing seasons ramp up, ...

Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame honors inductees - Capital Press
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southern Idaho Livestock Hall of Fame honors inductees    Capital Press The inductees were honored for their lifetime *service* and contribution to the livestock industry and their communities.

Idaho NRCS seeks applications for conservation grants | Water - Capital Press
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho NRCS seeks applications for conservation grants | Water    Capital Press USDA's Natural Resources Conservation *Service* in Idaho is offering grants for innovative conservation strategies and technologies and plans to invest up to ...

Conservation groups accuse Forest Service of evading roadless rule - Missoulian
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Conservation groups accuse Forest Service of evading roadless rule    Missoulian The U.S. Forest *Service* has increasingly put roads into inventoried roadless areas in Montana and Idaho, according to conservation groups who argue the ...

Idaho Power Sets 100 Percent Clean Energy Goal by 2045, Earns Praise from Sierra Club, Conservation Voters for Idaho - Boise Weekly
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Power Sets 100 Percent Clean Energy Goal by 2045, Earns Praise from Sierra Club, Conservation Voters for Idaho    Boise Weekly Idaho's largest utility announced today that it had set a goal of providing "100 percent clean energy" by 2045. Dubbed the "Clean Today, Cleaner Tomorrow" ...

Victor woman dies in crash on Pine Creek Pass - Teton Valley News
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Victor woman dies in crash on Pine Creek Pass    Teton Valley News On Monday, March 25, at 4:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash near on State Highway 31 at milepost 5.4, north of Swan Valley.

Idaho News Briefly | Local - Post Register
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho News Briefly | Local    Post Register Bill legalizing hemp passes Idaho House. BOISE (AP) — A bill that would legalize hemp by aligning Idaho state law with the 2018 Farm Bill has passed the ...

Salmon advocates see potential for Snake River dam removal - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Salmon advocates see potential for Snake River dam removal    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Changes in the economics of hydropower generation in the Pacific Northwest are giving anadromous fish advocates optimism that four dams on the lower Snake ...

Curlews for Conservation - Idaho Falls Magazine
3/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Curlews for Conservation    Idaho Falls Magazine Long-billed curlews are the kings of camo. They hold low and still in shallow cover not flushing until they're nearly stepped on...

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 ...

Ron Abramovich: Idaho's snow man | Water - Capital Press
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ron Abramovich: Idaho's snow man | Water    Capital Press Snowpack star: NRCS Snow Survey's Ron Abramovich to retire.

NRCS: Idaho, Oregon water outlooks brighten dramatically | Water - Capital Press
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
NRCS: Idaho, Oregon water outlooks brighten dramatically | Water    Capital Press A parade of February storms bolstered the mountain snowpacks in Idaho and Oregon, making up for below-average previous totals, according to the USDA ...

ICL to host event on salmon recovery | Events - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
ICL to host event on salmon recovery | Events    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The Idaho Conservation League and The Community Library in Ketchum will host a Wood River Valley Conservation Symposium on Wednesday, March 13, and ...

March 2019 Water Supply Outlook Report released - LocalNews8.com
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
March 2019 Water Supply Outlook Report released    LocalNews8.com The Natural Resources Conservation *Service* in Idaho has released the March Water Supply Outlook Report for the 2019 water year.

Idaho lawmakers vote to kill bill allowing civil lawsuits over access to public land - Idaho Statesman
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho lawmakers vote to kill bill allowing civil lawsuits over access to public land    Idaho Statesman A bill that would've allowed civil lawsuits against people who block access to public land was killed by Idaho lawmakers on Monday over concerns that it would ...

NRCS offers conservation assistance for monarch | Idaho - Capital Press
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
NRCS offers conservation assistance for monarch | Idaho    Capital Press A reported 85 percent decline in the overwintering monarch butterfly's western population from 2017 to 2018 prompted the USDA Natural Resources ...

Five win Idaho Governor's Excellence in Agriculture awards - Capital Press
2/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Five win Idaho Governor's Excellence in Agriculture awards    Capital Press Five industry participants from across the state received annual Governor's Excellence in Agriculture Awards Feb. 19 during the 25th annual Larry Branen Idaho ...

Legislation aims to reduce wilderness study areas in Idaho - Twin Falls Times-News
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislation aims to reduce wilderness study areas in Idaho    Twin Falls Times-News BOISE — Legislation urging Congress to remove hundreds of thousands of acres from wilderness study area designation in Idaho advanced to the full House on ...

Pennsylvania Dairies Have Advantages Over Idaho | Dairy Farming News & Information - Lancaster Farming
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pennsylvania Dairies Have Advantages Over Idaho | Dairy Farming News & Information    Lancaster Farming As tough as times are for dairy farmers in Pennsylvania, farmers in Idaho in some ways have even fewer protections, according to a farmer who knows both ...

As runs dwindle, experts say Idaho’s salmon, steelhead ‘could be gone in a generation’ - Idaho Statesman
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
As runs dwindle, experts say Idaho’s salmon, steelhead ‘could be gone in a generation’    Idaho Statesman Biologists predict Idaho's salmon and steelhead runs will be very low again this year, but a new agreement may make migration easier. Warm waters in the ...

February snows brighten Idaho water outlook | Water - Capital Press
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
February snows brighten Idaho water outlook | Water    Capital Press Storms in the first dozen days of February boosted the previously lagging snowpack to a point that southern Idaho irrigators can expect adequate water supplies ...

For Idaho oil, business as usual while lawsuit pends - Ontario Argus Observer
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
For Idaho oil, business as usual while lawsuit pends    Ontario Argus Observer PAYETTE COUNTY — A 2017 lawsuit challenging Idaho gas and oil regulators' standard for approving forced pooling of mineral rights hasn't had any impact on ...

In need of water, an Idaho town turns to its neighbors - High Country News
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
In need of water, an Idaho town turns to its neighbors    High Country News Does recharging an aquifer solve one of the West's oldest water problems, or perpetuate it?

Ron Abramovich, with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, measures snow levels in the Boise mountains. - Idaho Statesman
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Ron Abramovich, with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, measures snow levels in the Boise mountains.    Idaho Statesman Summer water depends on winter snow. Ron Abramovich, with the Natural Resources Conservation *Service*, measures snow levels in the mountains.

Idaho's new governor: 'Climate change is real' - High Country News
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Idaho's new governor: 'Climate change is real'    High Country News Less than two weeks after being sworn in as the 33rd governor of Idaho, Gov. Brad Little, a Republican, has broken with national party leaders on climate ...

Shutdown stalls work on steelhead permit | Northwest - Lewiston Morning Tribune
1/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Shutdown stalls work on steelhead permit | Northwest    Lewiston Morning Tribune The ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government has idled permit writers who are under a looming deadline to complete Idaho's steelhead fishery permit, ...

Hunters and anglers flex their political muscles (Sportsmen flex their political muscles) - High Country News
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hunters and anglers flex their political muscles (Sportsmen flex their political muscles)    High Country News On Dec. 2, 2017, onstage in a cavernous auditorium at Boise State University, two of the three Republican hopefuls for Idaho governor, Lt. Gov. Brad Little and ...

An update on Kuna's development: Economic development director Lisa Holland markets Kuna, creates entrepreneur's bootcamp - Idaho Press-Tribune
12/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
An update on Kuna's development: Economic development director Lisa Holland markets Kuna, creates entrepreneur's bootcamp    Idaho Press-Tribune What does a “win” look like for Kuna's economic development?

Crapo, Risch support bipartisan Farm Bill; provides market access for Idaho agriculture - Idaho County Free Press
12/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Crapo, Risch support bipartisan Farm Bill; provides market access for Idaho agriculture    Idaho County Free Press Reauthorization of the Farm Bill will provide the certainty agriculture producers in Idaho and across the nation need as they continue to face a challenging farm ...

Ranchers sue Forest Service to affirm water rights - Capital Press
12/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ranchers sue Forest Service to affirm water rights    Capital Press Ranchers in Idaho have filed six lawsuits against the U.S. Forest *Service* seeking to confirm their rights to divert and convey water from federal property.

Idaho 2018 election endorsements: Candidates, Prop 1, Prop 2 - Idaho Statesman
10/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho 2018 election endorsements: Candidates, Prop 1, Prop 2    Idaho Statesman Idaho candidates have picked up endorsements from global superstars and small-town mayors, national food brands and local beet growers. And some political ...

Blake Fischer, Idaho Fish and Game commissioner, resigns over photos of baboons, giraffe and other animals killed on African hunting trip - CBS News
10/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Blake Fischer, Idaho Fish and Game commissioner, resigns over photos of baboons, giraffe and other animals killed on African hunting trip    CBS News An Idaho Fish and Game commissioner has resigned after coming under fire for photos of a family of baboons and other animals he shot and killed on a hunting ...

Housing Market In Idaho, Mountain West May Be Cooling Off - KUNC
10/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Housing Market In Idaho, Mountain West May Be Cooling Off    KUNC Our region is home to some of the hottest housing markets in the country but that trend may slowing down. Escalating house prices in cities like Boise,

Group cites central Idaho mine pollution in lawsuit - Idaho Statesman
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Group cites central Idaho mine pollution in lawsuit    Idaho Statesman An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending state officials are violating federal law by failing to prevent toxic discharge from the abandoned ...

Land and Water Conservation Fund set to expire - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Land and Water Conservation Fund set to expire    Idaho Mountain Express and Guide The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, which since 1970 has provided $958000 for 13 projects in Blaine County, is set to expire on Sept. 30.

Idaho Power irrigation incentive program participation increases - Capital Press
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Idaho Power irrigation incentive program participation increases    Capital Press Idaho Power Co. in each of the last three years spent more to help irrigators upgrade or replace equipment, and is on track to see more gains in 2018. The.

Miller takes reins of Idaho Department of Lands - Capital Press
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Miller takes reins of Idaho Department of Lands    Capital Press The State Board of Land Commissioners has selected Dustin Miller for the position of director of the Idaho Department of Lands.

US-China trade war: Idaho may be the biggest victim, but not for its potatoes - CNBC
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
US-China trade war: Idaho may be the biggest victim, but not for its potatoes    CNBC Idaho tops the list of states with the highest bilateral trade exposure to the U.S.-China trade war, according to a Fitch Ratings report.

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 ...