CVI endorsement — Sen. Dan Schmidt

District 5 — Senate   Sen. Schmidt is a physician and a businessman who has a track record of working to build healthy communities. As a hunter and fisherman, he values public lands. As a grandfather, he is deeply interested in fully funding our public schools. He has successfully championed better systems for keeping our…

For Idaho, much is at stake

By Courtney Washburn, Executive Director So much energy is caught up in national politics, but the races that really matter to our quality of life are decided much closer to home. They’re the ones right here in Idaho. This November we’ve got the chance to make a choice on the ticket that will affect every…

Life and death of a really bad idea

After a two-year study, Attorneys General from 12 western states agreed that the legal theory behind public land transfer holds no water.  In other words, any state pursuing a legal path to seize control of our public lands is wasting time and taxpayer money. Stick a fork in it — it’s done. But before we…

The fights we fight…and win

As the days are getting shorter and the first snowflakes fly in the high country, our team is looking back on our achievements of the last year. We’re so grateful to have the help of our supporters and community partners. We couldn’t do it without you. Conservation in Idaho isn’t always easy, but protecting these…