The Boise River Enhancement Network (BREN) has released a draft plan that recommends cooperative ecological enhancement of the Lower Boise River. On this episode of Elemental Idaho, Derek Risso of Ecosystem Sciences, and member of the team that helped develop the plan, outlined its details and why it was developed.
On this episode of Elemental Idaho, rebroadcast from earlier this spring, our guest was Alayne Blickle, creator and director of the award-winning Horses for Clean Water program. Since 1997, Horses for Clean Water has taught environmentally sensitive horsekeeping practices through classes, workshops, demonstration farms, farm tours, and individual consultations. You can listen to the original program … Continue reading
In April, a management plan became official for the Lake Lowell, marking the end of an eight year process. Some say earlier versions of the plan overly restricted boat traffic. Hear about the concessions made and the resulting changes to how this local treasure will be managed in the future.
Will Whelan of the Nature Conservancy talked about collaborative work being done to conserve habitat and preclude an ESA listing of the Sage Grouse.