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Polluted Stormwater: A Nasty Problem for Coeur d’Alene Lake

Stormwater is run-off from rain events and snow melt that flows over hard surfaces like pavement, roofs and sidewalks and picks up debris and pollutants in its path. This flow is directed either into a storm sewer system or can go directly into our waterways. Even if stormwater goes into a storm sewer system, it [...]

By | 2013-06-04T14:16:02+00:00 August 14th, 2012|blog, Community, Water|7 Comments

A Betrayal—Lakeshore Logging in Farragut State Park

Farragut State Park is a favorite recreation destination for locals and out-of-town visitors alike.  Its miles of beautiful lakeshore are graced by a mix of old growth  ponderosa pine and Douglas fir trees and other native plant species… at least for awhile. Unfortunately the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) has begun to log [...]

By | 2012-07-12T09:32:06+00:00 July 12th, 2012|blog, Forests|4 Comments

Roots Local Food Share Kicks Off Season Six

The Community Roots Local Food Share, a program of the Kootenai Environmental Alliance, is entering its sixth year distributing surplus produce from backyard gardeners and farmers to numerous local food assistance facilities. With thousands of people seeking aid each month, the Coeur d’Alene Food Bank struggles to meet the increasing demands for food assistance. In [...]

By | 2012-07-10T10:43:48+00:00 July 10th, 2012|blog|0 Comments