Announcing CVI’s Endorsements

The November 7 election is right around the corner and we are happy to announce that Conservation Voters for Idaho has candidate endorsements for several races around the state. CVI is the only conservation group that makes political endorsements in Idaho. Our involvement in state and local elections is an important part of our mission…

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Safe food for Idaho

As Idahoans, we are proud to have a company like Albertson’s headquartered in our state. Yet as Idahoans, we also take our health and our family’s health very seriously. That’s why Conservation Voters for Idaho is encouraging Albertsons to develop public safer chemicals policy. What does that mean? It means CVI is encouraging Albertsons to…

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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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