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ICL and is working with the cities of Sandpoint and Ponderay as well as Kaniksu Land Trust and Trust for Public Land to create a "Greenprint" for the Greater Sandpoint Area that will help protect special places as North Idaho grows.
Pat Ford on how we start to think about responding to climate change in Idaho.
Recent news reports chronicle an increase in oil trains in the Pacific Northwest, the latest derailment of a Bakken crude oil train, Republican reversals on oil train safety, and a continuation of reporting rules to benefit communities.
Despite hardships, the Clark Fork River Delta Restoration Project moves forward thanks to the tenacity of the crew and volunteers.
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Conservationists filed a lawsuit on July 7 against a mining company’s plan to deploy bulldozers, dump trucks and drilling rigs miles inside the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, calling the proposed plan needlessly destructive to this nationally treasured landscape. The lawsuit was filed by the Idaho Conservation League, Earthworks, The Wilderness Society, Friends of the Clearwater and Wilderness Watch.
A recent field trip to the proposed CuMo mining project got ICL's intern thinking about the shift in public opinion toward protecting more valuable resources such as clean water, pristine forests and wildlife habitat.
Pat Ford celebrates the anniversary of singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie's 103rd birthday.
On Friday, Obama created three new national monuments in California, Texas, and Nevada. This brings his total to 19. Now is the time to remind him that the Boulder-White Clouds deserve to be protected as well.
An update on the adventures of ICL's field assistant, Avery Shawler.
Pat Ford describes the process involved in cleaning up and cleaning up after Idaho's largest utility.
The Ada County Commission is stepping up its game on environmental issues, and Boise River restoration is first at bat.
Two years ago a unit train carrying Bakken crude oil derailed in a little resort town in Quebec, Canada, killing 47 people and putting North America on alert for oil trains.
Can you believe Luke Nelson, Tye Draney and Steven Gnam ran 75 miles and climbed 22,000 vertical feet in just two days in the rugged terrain of the Boulder-White Clouds!
Pat Ford visits Bear Valley every year.
This summer, ICL has five dedicated canvassers from all over the valley helping to inform Wood River Valley residents about conservation topics.
ICL's public lands intern, Jenna Narducci, will be helping out with our public lands work this summer.
Across the West, wildlife and conservation advocates are coordinating a huge social media blitz June 25 and 26 on behalf of sage-grouse and other western wildlife. Learn more about this "lek-stravaganza."
The Multi-Species Baseline Initiative seeks to answer a basic question: What's out there?
Clean water is the lifeblood of America. Our citizens rely on it for drinking water. Farmers need it to grow the crops that feed us. Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is finalizing a rule that will restore protections for small streams across America. Unfortunately, Congress is attempting to undermine these protections so that polluters can avoid responsibility under the Clean Water Act.