Will Governor Otter Stand Up for Salmon and Steelhead?

Gov. Otter has an opportunity to be a leader for Idaho’s dwindling salmon and steelhead runs.

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New State Land Access Policy — And Other News From IDL

The Idaho Department of Lands recently finalized a recreational access agreement that provides public access to 2.3 million acres of state lands.Though a step in the right direction, it highlights the difference between state lands and public lands.

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September Membership Drive: Keeping Idaho Wild

Become a member of the Idaho Conservation League to help us protect what you love about Idaho. This year, we are celebrating the 50th anniversaries of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the National Trails System Act!

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Out-of-State Miner Sued for Illegal Dredging in the South Fork Clearwater River

Last week, ICL filed suit in federal district court against a California miner with a history of repeated disregard for clean water laws.

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The State of Idaho’s Rivers and Lakes

A recent report, with sobering statistics about the current quality of surface water in Idaho, highlights why ICL is constantly engaged in water quality work.

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Commercial Dredge Mining in the Salmon River?

Speak up now to protect the Salmon River! Suction dredge mining damages habitat for our iconic salmon and steelhead.

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Toxic Algae Blooms Threaten Animals, Public Health in Idaho as Pollution and Temperatures Increase

Toxic algae that kills our pets and our fish is also unhealthy for humans.

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Most Sewage Treatment Plants in Idaho Are Still Not Making the Grade

ICL’s second annual report on Idaho’s sewage treatment plants shows that most are violating their permits in some way. Find out how your community’s sewage treatment plant is doing and what you can do.

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Devil’s Corral Spring a Free-Flowing Refuge for Fish on the Snake River

State of Idaho rejects a company’s water grab for major development on the Snake River canyon.

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Idaho Transportation Department Bows to Legal Pressure; Closes Motor Waste Wells

State motor waste wells were a pollution threat to our ground water. We filed suit and shut them down.

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