B&C Fellow Spotlight: Jane White

Conservation Voters for Idaho’s Boards and Commissions Fellowship program is intended to develop the skills and capacity of Idaho leaders and build the power of underrepresented groups to serve on relevant boards and commissions.  The 2021 Boards and Commissions Fellowship program is well underway, and our twenty-one fellows have been learning a lot when it…

A Closer Look Into Legislative Attacks on Public Lands

Ever since thousands of public land supporters gathered at the Idaho Capitol Building in 2017 to oppose legislative efforts to sell off Idaho’s public lands, anti-public land politicians have had to get creative to get around public opposition. Over the years, they’re still working hard to undermine our public lands – they’re just using more…

Fast Facts: Ballot Initiative Bill SB1110

Feb. 22, 2021 – Ballot initiatives are one of the best ways for citizens to push through necessary change when legislators fail them. By gathering the required amount of signatures from fellow voters, anyone can initiate a law to be placed on the ballot so that all Idahoans can vote to approve the measure into…

Introducing our CVI Fellows

We’re excited to introduce two Legislative Fellows, Jonathan Rodriguez and Molly Wampler, who will be supporting our legislative and communications work during the 2021 Idaho Legislative session. Jonathan and Molly will be learning the ins and outs of the legislative session, strategic communications, and conservation advocacy. We hope you join us in welcoming these two…

Exciting News for Salmon

This weekend, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson’s office released a video announcing the rollout of a comprehensive Northwest infrastructure package on salmon recovery. This proposal will lay the groundwork for the largest river and salmon restoration effort in history. CVI applauds Congressman Simpson for taking this important and historic step forward. Now is the time to take bold action…