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…

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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…

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2018 Green Tie Sponsors

You know that CVI depends on the support of individuals like you. But did you know that CVI also has diverse and growing relationships with businesses and organizations across Idaho, who like you, support the environment and CVI’s work to protect our air, water, and public lands? One of the important ways that businesses choose…

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Common ground in support of Idaho’s public lands

A little more than a year ago, over 3,000 Idahoans converged on the steps of the Idaho statehouse to rally in support of public lands. On that day, hunters, anglers, hikers, bikers, birders and horseback riders – public lands users, from the both sides of the aisle – showed up in solidarity to rally in…

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We’ve got a lot of work to do

I’ll be honest. We have a lot of work to do. On Feb. 27, the League of Conservation Voters released its 2017 National Environmental Scorecard. It scores all members of the U.S. House and Senate on votes placed for or against the values of conservation and the environment. I bet you’re wondering how Idaho’s two…

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Protect Harriman State Park

In Eastern Idaho, Harriman State Park sits in the middle of an 11,000 acre wildlife refuge. It’s the home of moose, elk, sandhill cranes, the occasional bear and trumpeter swans. Situated on the banks of the Henry’s Fork River, it’s also a world class fly-fishing destination that is enjoyed by over 90,000 visitors annually. Harriman…

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Introducing CVI’s Legislative Fellows

— From left to right, CVI Program Associate Crystal Rain, fellows Conner Jackson, Anna Lindquist and Elyse Durand and CVI Program Director Rialin Flores With the Idaho Legislative Session underway we’re proud to announce the additions of Anna Lindquist, Elyse Durand, and Conner Jackson to our team. As fellows, they will assist us in our…

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Yep, her name is Crystal Rain

Conservation Voters for Idaho is happy to introduce our newest staff member: Crystal Rain. Even though Crystal grew up in western Washington, generations of her family have called Idaho’s Treasure Valley home. And one thing is for certain, those family members had a passion for the outdoors. In fact, Crystal is named after her father’s…

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