Our public lands

I’m so fortunate. When most Idahoans think of public lands, they think of a sage brush desert, a vast coniferous forest or a snow-capped peak. But our nation’s system of public lands contains much more than those iconic western landscapes. With that in mind, I found discount tickets to Puerto Rico a couple weeks ago…

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Thank you for attending our annual fundraiser

What a success! Our annual fundraiser was a fantastic time with fantastic people. The entire team at CVI, wants to thank you very much for showing up and making the evening memorable. Also, thank you for everybody who made a contribution and bid in our live and online auction. We also want to send out…

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A healthy environment isn’t a luxury

Sometimes we do things so well, we forget the need to do them in the first place. Few people alive today remember when the Boise River was a dumping ground for thousands of gallons of municipal sewage as well as the liquid waste from the city’s large slaughterhouses. Back then, people didn’t touch the water.…

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Rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

CVI’s online auction is live through April 19, 2017 at 11:59pm. Please click here to check it out! CVI’s annual fundraiser, the Green Tie, will be held this year on Wednesday, April 12th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Linen Building in downtown Boise. This year we will be focusing on Strengthening the Conservation Community in the…

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Our lands in our hands

On a rainy Saturday morning, 3,000 people turned out in support of public lands. What happened next was beautiful. Saturday March 4 started as a rainy day and it ended with one of the greatest showings of support for our public lands in Idaho’s history. Nearly 3,000 people came to the Idaho Capitol to show…

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Calling all phone bank volunteers

Public lands are our American heritage and that is why Conservation Voters for Idaho is working with you to tell land grabbing politicians to keep their hands off our public lands.   This year, we’ve seen what happens when grassroots support for public lands is shown. Politicians listen. For the next two weeks, we will…

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CVI and CVIEF endorse Boise School vote March 14

Conservation Voters For Idaho (CVI) and Conservation Voters for Idaho Education Fund’s (CVIEF) board of directors have voted to support passage of the bond on the March 14 ballot that will pay for needed improvements to all 48 schools in the Boise School District.   “Young people understand and care about what they are taught.…

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