Innovation and Collaboration Lead to the Dixie Drain

Creativity, forward thinking and collaboration are creating a cleaner river for everyone living downstream. ICL is proud of its part in the collaborative Dixie Drain project.

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A New Adventure Ahead for Susan

Susan Drumheller opened our Sandpoint office in 2006. During her time at ICL, Susan made a significant impact on the organization and the work that we do.

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Rollin’ on the River…

A small group of ICL members recently shared the beauty and wonder of the river and wilderness… We camped nightly on white sandy beaches… The night sky was an explosion of light and shooting stars.

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“Leaving No Trace” in Outdoor Adventures

We demonstrate Leave No Trace principles while venturing into our wild places. That is, we leave the landscape as we found it—with no trace that we visited.

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Are “Mini Nukes” the Answer to Our Energy Needs?

Despite the unproven design, uncertain plans for waste and extreme cost, Idaho could be the test bed for new mini nukes as a “clean energy” option.

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Boise Geothermal Leak Cleans the Street

On Aug 15, a geothermal pipeline broke in downtown Boise. The spill closed 13th St between Main and Grove as workers stemmed the flow of hot water.

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Green Gate Flap a Lesson in Public Lands

The recent closure of a popular recreation access road near McCall illustrates what could happen across Idaho if proposals to seize public lands are successful.

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Idaho’s a Great Place to View Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower

Enjoy the Perseid meteor shower Aug 11-14—make your plans now to camp or simply pull up a chair somewhere away from artificial light.

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Conservationists Win Lawsuit Against Mining in Idaho’s Frank-Church River of No Return Wilderness

Boise, ID – The U.S. District Court ruled in favor of conservationists, finding that a U.S. Forest Service decision approving a mining company’s plan to deploy bulldozers, dump trucks and drilling rigs miles inside the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness violates the Wilderness Act, the National Forest Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. […]

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Good News for Air Quality in Idaho

ICL is pleased that bag manufacturer Novolex has demonstrated its commitment to complying with federal law, resulting in cleaner air for Idaho communities.

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