What a Win Looks Like in the Idaho Legislature, 2016

It’s been a busy few months, as politicians continued to threaten our public lands, clean water and vital wildlife. Here’s our legislative recap on Idaho’s hot conservation issues.. We saw a renewed attack on our public lands in the last weeks of the Idaho legislature and called on you to help us fight back. In…

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Labeling our Public Lands a Nuisance is an Attempt to Grab Them

Roping Public Lands As we expected, it didn’t take too long for politicians to start resurrecting public lands takeover legislation. This past Monday, Senator Sheryl Nuxoll (Cottonwood, LD. 7), introduced a Catastrophic Public Nuisance bill via the Idaho Freedom Foundation in another attempt to forcibly takeover our public lands. However, the state cannot afford the…

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Public Lands, Fish and Health, and Local Control-Oh My!

Public Lands – Make a difference!  Help us reach out to public lands supporters and connect them with their elected officials. Last year, we were able to block all legislative attempts to take over public lands. In addition, with the ongoing Malheur County occupation, this issue has been gaining momentum in legislatures around the country,…

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It’s all Fish and Game until it’s Public Lands

Fish and Game Many pieces of legislation are coming down the pipe regarding the department. Below is an inventory of recent bills with a brief description: Trapping- a bill requiring at least six hours of education for trappers, mentioned last week. View bill here. Use of Drones for Hunting- a bill to prohibit the use…

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4 Big Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2016

Snow is falling across Idaho, schools are letting out for winter break, and the holidays are only a few days away. We at Conservation Voters for Idaho want to wish you and your family a Happy Holidays! Because of the support of members like you, together we can look back on 2015 and reflect on…

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