CVI endorsement — Sen. Dan Schmidt

District 5 — Senate   Sen. Schmidt is a physician and a businessman who has a track record of working to build healthy communities. As a hunter and fisherman, he values public lands. As a grandfather, he is deeply interested in fully funding our public schools. He has successfully championed better systems for keeping our…

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For Idaho, much is at stake

By Courtney Washburn, Executive Director So much energy is caught up in national politics, but the races that really matter to our quality of life are decided much closer to home. They’re the ones right here in Idaho. This November we’ve got the chance to make a choice on the ticket that will affect every…

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Life and death of a really bad idea

After a two-year study, Attorneys General from 12 western states agreed that the legal theory behind public land transfer holds no water.  In other words, any state pursuing a legal path to seize control of our public lands is wasting time and taxpayer money. Stick a fork in it — it’s done. But before we…

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The fights we fight…and win

As the days are getting shorter and the first snowflakes fly in the high country, our team is looking back on our achievements of the last year. We’re so grateful to have the help of our supporters and community partners. We couldn’t do it without you. Conservation in Idaho isn’t always easy, but protecting these…

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Our Public Lands Need You

Summer for many Idahoans means getting outside and enjoying our beautiful state. Whether it’s hiking in the Boulder White Clouds, rafting through the Frank Church Wilderness on the Salmon River, fishing for brown trout on Henry’s Fork, or camping with the family at the City of Rocks, many Idahoans spend their summer months exploring our…

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CVI Endorses TJ Thomson for Ada County Commissioner

Conservation Voters for Idaho is pleased to announce our endorsement of TJ Thomson for Ada County Commission in the upcoming May 17th primary election. Conservation Voters for Idaho endorses candidates who are committed to protecting Idaho’s air, land and water. “As a member of the Boise City Council TJ Thomson has been a leader in…

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