Idaho State News

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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,...

Press release

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.

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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...

Press release

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

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. The land will remain in active timber production; protect wildlife habitat; and be...

In the News

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...

In the News

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

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today announced a $500,000 Acres for America capstone grant to Trout Unlimited that will help protect more than 28,000 acres of working forestlands and important wildlife and fish habitat near the growing communities of Coeur d'...

Press release

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. TPL's goal is to ultimately convey the entire...

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