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…

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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…

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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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