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Join the Idaho Conservation League, raptor biologists and managers on a half-day tour of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area.
Small city of Ponderay ranks highest in state for project to secure waterfront for the Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail.
Kootenai County is currently rewriting its zoning code, and a mostly forward-looking document is short-sighted when it comes to shoreline protections for lakes.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests cover a 4 million-acre swath of North-Central Idaho. Steep, rugged canyons shelter countless species of sensitive fish and wildlife. Some of Idaho's most renowned rivers flow from the snow-capped ridges and rich, verdant forests. It's in this area that a new plan is being formulated for you. These are your lands.
The prognosis for wildlife as a result of global warming is not so good.
There is opportunity now to seek a presidential monument proclamation for Idaho's Boulder-White Cloud Mountains. National monuments boost local economies and are good for local businesses.
The Columbia River Treaty is likely to be renegotiated, starting next year. Take advantage of some upcoming opportunities to learn what that means to Idahoans.
Idahoans rallied in a major way for the inaugural Idaho Gives.
Self sufficiency, independence—these ideals are dear to Idahoans. So why is Idaho Power attacking a program that supports energy independence?
The City of Boise is planning to create an overarching sustainability effort to make sustainability—environmental, social, and economic—part of the city's "marrow."
Idaho Gives is May 2. It's a full day of online giving for nonprofits across the state—now's your chance to support ICL!
"Simpson's grand bargain got frittered away," is the title of this week's editorial from the Lewiston Morning Tribune. The past and present of the Boulder-White Clouds is described well in one of Idaho's respected editorial pages.
In 2013, ICL is hosting a series of events focused on the Big Wood River and its importance to the valley. Join us when you can!
A waste inventory can provide useful information for determining future landfill needs and the success of recycling programs.
After working with the Idaho congressional delegation for more than 10 years to pass a wilderness bill for the Boulder-White Clouds—it's now time to shift gears and seek a national monument designation. Congress has proven incapable of moving; we now ask the President to act.
Fires that burned across over a million acres in Idaho last summer promise to bring a bumper crop of morels this spring. I'll be out hunting them—will you?
Declining flows in the Snake River and less snow in Idaho's mountains mean Idaho Power customers may have to pay 15% more next year. ICL explains why this is climate change reaching into your pocketbooks.
A community discussion on property rights, environmental regulations and water quality in the Coeur d'Alene Basin to be held on Earth Day in Coeur d'Alene.
Burning coal provides about half of Idaho's electricity. In the coming few years Idaho can choose to double down on this dirty energy, or invest in a clean energy future. Here's how ICL is promoting a clean future, and how you can help.
A true water advocate, Christopher Swain is a reminder that one person can make a difference.