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Salmon-Challis National Forest Collaboratives

With the death of the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, NGOs, federal and state agencies, and land trusts had to reorganize. This reorganization has taken place under the Network for Landscape Conservation (NLC). With foundations, the NLC set up the Doris Duke funded “Catalyst Fund“, part of which will be used to “build capacity“. This is a […]

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Governors: Traitors To The People

With the slow death of illegal Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC), the regrouping of the organizations that comprised LCCs, and new funding from foundations for continued work, the pursuit of taking land continues. The Western Governors Association (WGA) was established in 1984 and is comprised of Governors from the western half of the United States including […]

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Exposing the Idaho Conservation League (ICL)

While George Soros is known to heavily fund progressive agendas, there is another billionaire whose goal is to fund environmental causes, Hansjörg Wyss. A native of Switzerland who now lives in Wilson, Wyoming, Mr. Wyss made his fortune in medical research and his medical device manufacturer Synthes. Mr. Wyss created the Wyss Foundation for philanthropy, […]

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Idaho Legislators & Citizens Beware

Although not completely confirmed, it appears the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC) may be on the way out, partially due to lack of continued funding. In a scramble, how will these partnerships between non-governmental organizations (NGO), federal agencies, state agencies, and land trusts continue as a large network to accomplish their large landscape conservation goals? There […]

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Idaho House Bill 162

H.B. 162, Idaho Council on Federal Lands, has passed the house and forwarded to the Senate Resources & Environment Committee for a hearing on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12:15pm. The purpose of this legislation is providing for a legislative council on federal lands issues. The created council “shall monitor and review policies and issues […]

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Network For Landscape Conservation

It is well known that the federal government is heavily in bed with non-governmental organizations (NGO), especially our resource agencies through the Department of Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). What may not be understood is how big that bed is or why federal agencies continue to implement NGO objectives over the voice […]

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Community Based Tourism

Technocrats, those who are driven to have scientific control over society, are working hard to ultimately design how we recreate, known as Community Based Tourism (CBT). In there quest for ultimate control, they are determined to design the area where we recreate, dictate how we manage our businesses and behave as tourists, and decide how […]

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Heck NO, Rep. Simpson

The federal government has increasingly been engaging in public-private partnerships (P3) as a way in which to fund projects. A huge portion of these partnerships involves conservation and land use, but not to the advantage of Idahoans. Rep. Simpson was previously involved in the Boulder-White Clouds designation as a wilderness and actively engaged with the […]

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A Republic If You Can Keep It!

The United States Constitution guarantees every State in the Union a Republican Form of Government (Article IV, Section 4). This simple promise to the States is only vaguely apparent in the operations of the Salmon-Challis National Forest in Idaho or within any federally managed lands across the nation. The omission of this Constitutional mandate may […]

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Salmon-Challis Wilderness News

Hot off the press, courtesy of the Challis Messenger. The news story below was printed about a month after the December 13th meeting sponsored by the Forest Service to present their findings regarding areas under consideration for additional Wilderness designation. According to the 2012 Planning Rule, Forest Management Act and the Wilderness Act this analysis, in […]

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Landmark bill protecting endangered salmon signed into law

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — The bipartisan Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on December 27th, 2018. This law should be fully celebrated as a win for conservation! The goal of the bill is to ensure the survival of endangered salmon, steelhead, and other native fish species […]

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COP 24: Dangerous rules added to Paris Climate Accord

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — Buried in the 133 pages of gobbledygook agreed to at last week’s UN climate summit are two very dangerous provisions. These greatly advance the green cause known as “loss and damage.” This is where the green goal is for the developed countries like America to pay for all […]