Idaho State News

In the News
December 16, 2016

Clagstone Meadows, a well-known expanse of timber in Bonner County just off US Highway 95 between Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint, has been permanently protected under the terms of a conservation easement as a job-producing working forest with substantial public access for back-country recreation, Th

Press release
September 30, 2016

The Trust for Public Land, in collaboration with Teton County, Idaho, and the Teton Regional Land Trust, announced today that the 80-acre Bates Teton River Access Park has been conveyed to Teton County.

Bonner County, ID

The Bonner County Trails plan combines community input with state-of-the-art mapping software (GIS) and computer modeling, and builds upon the County's 2014 draft trail plan.

Michael Lanza/

The ranger in the office of Idaho’s Sawtooth National Recreation Area frowned skeptically when I explained my plans to backpack an 18-mile loop to Alice and Toxaway lakes. He looked down at my son, Nate, then six years old and about 40 pounds—less than the weight of the pack I’d carry—clutching...Read more

Press release
February 19, 2015

The Trust for Public Land is pleased to announce Dick Dolan as its Northern Rockies Director. Dick will oversee all work in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, including Story Mill Community Park in Bozeman, MT, Haskill Basin in Whitefish, MT, and Astoria Hot Springs in Jackson, WY.

Press release
December 17, 2014

The Trust for Public Land, the U.S. Forest Service, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the Stimson Lumber Company today announced they have permanently protected 6,847 acres of forestland in northern Idaho.

In the News
September 18, 2013

The 157-acre Rodeo Grounds Ranch, which once hosted the historic 4th of July Custer County Rodeo in the 1930’s, is now permanently protected, The Trust for Public Land announced today.  The property, located just 5 miles north of the town of Stanley, Idaho, was one of the largest unprotected prop

In the News
July 6, 2012

The Trust for Public Land today announced the purchase of a critical 80-acre private property in the heart of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness in the Salmon-Challis National Forest, Idaho.

Press release
May 22, 2006

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Press release
September 6, 2005

The Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit conservation organization, announced today that it has aquired 645 acres of land, as well as 272 unpatented mining claims, located in the historic Thunder Mountain Mining District in central Idaho.