Why I joined CVI Julia Page

I’m new to Boise. I moved here three years ago from Gardiner, Montana, a town of 900 people at the north entrance of Yellowstone Park. We had deer and elk in our yards daily. We saw bison and antelope on a regular basis. Bears came through town foraging. Big horn sheep frequented the nearby Gardner…

Why I Joined CVI Kim Gattiker

I didn’t grow up around public lands or much open space. Conservation and concern for the environment were not a part of my early experience. It wasn’t until I worked on Capitol Hill in my early 20’s that I came to understand some of what I know about public land and natural resources – how…

Privatizing Idaho? No thanks!

Let’s be clear, CVI supports collaborative efforts to protect Idaho’s public lands. We oppose all efforts for the state to takeover ownership or management of federally protected lands. One of the many things that makes Idaho great is the places and spaces that we escape to hunt, fish, recreate, or enjoy solitude among the fresh streams and…