Celebrate the Holidays Through Conservation

By Crystal Rain The Halloween candy stock is thinning and it’s getting darker and colder by the day. City streetscapes are starting to sport festive lights and the skiers are eagerly looking to the mountains for snow. It can only mean that the holiday season is upon us. As we prepare to gather with friends…

Albertsons can do better, and we can help

By Crystal Rain, Our partners at Safer Chemicals, Healthy Family, an organization designed to protect families from toxic chemicals, has a campaign called Mind the Store that just released its third annual report card grading 40 major U.S. retailers on toxic chemicals in consumer products. This year, Albertsons Companies earned a C- grade, scoring 45.25…

Boise’s Clean Energy Future

By Crystal Rain A journalist, an engineer, and a nurse walk onto a farm. There’s no punchline, it was the first group excursion for Boise’s inaugural cohort of Livability Ambassadors, which I am lucky enough to be a part of. As Livability Ambassadors, 17 other Boise residents and I are given a first-hand look at…

CVI welcomes Antonio Hernandez to the team

Conservation Voters for Idaho is happy to introduce our Voting Rights Associate Antonio Hernandez. Antonio will work to protect and expand voting, ensuring elections are fair and equitable while empowering Idahoans with voter education in our dynamic democracy. Antonio grew up Nampa, ID, a place his family has called home for over 28 years. While…

Conservation starts at home – recycle

Thanks to Ameerah Bader for these wonderful illustrations —- Insta account @proudairforcedad There has been a lot of talk about plastics lately. Recently, many downtown Boise food and beverage establishments have announced that they’re going strawless – or at least going straw upon request. Also, if you live in Boise City and are a CurbIt…

CVI wins

Conservation Voters for Idaho took home the Platinum Transportation Champion award from the Ada County Highway District for logging some major commuting miles. It’s the first year CVI has earned the platinum award. We couldn’t be prouder! The numbers speak for themselves. But first some photos. The May in Motion Platinum Transportation Champion award and…