We’re on the move

We have big news. We’re moving. I’m pleased to announce that Conservation Voters for Idaho is moving its headquarters to a new office location at 413 W. Idaho St Suite 100, Boise, ID 83702. CVI has been at its current location on Franklin Street for nearly a decade, but the organization has outgrown that space.…

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The bright future of Conservation in Idaho

The next generation is well on its way to protecting the things that make Idaho great. It’s always an honor to visit Washington, D.C. and visit the Idaho Congressional delegation on behalf of the conservation community. It’s even better to share that opportunity with three young Idahoans who are working to be leaders in the…

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New research shows chemicals in dozens of products

Conservation Voters for Idaho has joined the Mind the Store campaign in a national “week of action”… …to urge the nation’s second largest grocery chain, Albertsons, and its subsidiaries like Safeway to stop selling products containing or packaged with toxic chemicals such as lead, formaldehyde, parabens, and BPA. The campaign is calling on the supermarket…

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A win for transparency in government

Conservation Voters for Idaho (CVI) applauds the July 6 release of a map by the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) depicting state endowment lands that are accessible for recreation. The release comes in the wake of a strange and unexplained episode during the 2017 legislative session in which the Idaho House of Representatives failed to…

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Meet CVI’s newst members

We’re proud to introduce Conservation Voters for Idaho’s newest staff members Paige McMahon – Administrative Assistant Paige was born and raised in the Treasure Valley. She graduated from Boise State University in May with a  Bachelor’s of Science in sociology with a minor in business. With a soft spot for her native state, Paige likes…

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Idaho House Flip-flops and Votes Against Transparency

Should Idaho provide its citizens with a map showing the location of state lands? That was the question put to the Idaho House of Representatives. Their answer? By a vote of 43-26, lawmakers said “yes” to a more transparent government. But then something happened. Inexplicably, a second vote was called. And what happened next was…

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It’s Time for Safe Food

We should all know what we are putting in our bodies, especially when it comes to the food we make for our families. Unfortunately, many of us are not aware that some of the most common food items in your pantry could contain a toxic chemical hiding in the packaging. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is…

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Monuments for the next generation

If you’ve never been there, you definitely want to go. By CVI Deputy Director Kate Thorpe; photos by Kevin Murar Dinosaur National Monument is located on the southeast flank of the Uinta Mountains. Thrust out of the earth between 70 million and 40 million years ago, the Uintas contain sedimentary rocks that reveal the rich…

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