Idaho’s steelhead season won’t close as scheduled Saturday. A deal was approved by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission in a unanimous vote Friday evening. Outfitters and guides agree to voluntary fishing rules.
A 21-month review of state land sales by the Idaho Department of Lands found that Idaho’s sales have been constitutional, contrary to accusations by the Wilderness Society and Idaho Conservation League.
Idaho salmon and steelhead runs are on the decline, and the shortage of fish is causing rifts among conservation organizations, anglers and fishing businesses. Lawsuit threat may preempt 2018-19 season.
The Boise River Flood Control District will remove downed trees , tires, trash and other debris this winter from the Garden City area above the Glenwood Bridge downstream to Caldwell above Interstate 84.
Idaho Rivers United announced it has pulled out of a coalition of conservation organizations that threatened to sue the state of Idaho over its steelhead season. It asked Fish and Game to rescind a closure.
More than 80 people at a Riggins community meeting over the looming closure of the steelhead fishing season in Idaho heard mostly bad news. The season is set to sunset temporarily after Dec. 7 over lawsuit threat.
Campaigners trying to raise awareness about global warming just tried to make the world’s largest postcard on Switzerland’s Aletsch glacier. The current record is 57.188 square meters. This postcard measured 2,500 square meters.
A $20.8 billion settlement after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is being spent in the five Gulf states to help the environment and economy recover after the worst oil spill in the nation's history.
Today’s Western wildfires are actually smaller than those a few centuries ago, a new study by Utah State University researchers has found. The report also expresses concerns over how fires affect water security.
An environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho near some of the state’s top tourist destinations.
A popular program that supports conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the country expires after Congress couldn’t agree on language to extend it. Republican, Democrat compromise is in the works.
It’s a new trend: Critics of wilderness, or wild rivers, or wildlife underpasses, can hold an advisory vote and threaten to blow up months or years of study and collaboration on complex land-management issues in Idaho.