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Washington Wildlife Agency to Gun Down Wolves

OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Thursday announced it will kill members of the Smackout wolf pack after confirmation that a calf was injured by one or more wolves on public grazing land in Stevens County on July 18. The kill operation will likely result in the deaths of the 3-month-old wolf pups from this [...]

By | 2017-07-28T08:41:54+00:00 July 28th, 2017|blog, Wildlife|0 Comments

Eurasian Milfoil Treatment Scheduled for Hayden Lake

Idaho State Agriculture Department will be applying diquat dibromide, better know as Reward,  to areas of Hayden Lake July 31st – August 4th to treat for Eurasion Milfoil.  They are currently surveying and will update maps and points.  They will be focusing on the northern end of the lake near the sportsman access, Hayden Haven, [...]

By | 2017-07-12T16:10:51+00:00 July 15th, 2017|blog, Community, Hayden Lake, Water|1 Comment

LCDA  Waterkeeper Osprey identification and signage with Dr. Melquist 

Dr. Wayne Melquist, joined the Lake Coeur d' Alene Waterkeeper volunteers Friday June 30 on the Waterkeeper Boat. They identified Osprey nests on the lake around the Cougar Bay area.  Dr. Melquist and Waterkeeper volunteers identified the nests with 2 aluminum signs at entry-ways to Cougar Bay and 5 corrugated signs on occupied osprey nest pilings. [...]

By | 2017-07-12T16:08:54+00:00 July 14th, 2017|blog, Save Cougar Bay, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING

This issue will impact all rural communities should this developer obtain the changes in the zoning he is trying to do.  Please try to attend tomorrow night and if not speaking in favor of rural areas, offer your pressence to speakers who have prepared 15 minute presentations.   Kootenai County Board of Commissioner’s are conducting a Public [...]

By | 2017-07-12T16:09:40+00:00 July 13th, 2017|blog, Community, KEA, Land Use|0 Comments

ALGAE ADVISORY ISSUED FOR BLACK LAKE

Panhandle Health District, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe have issued a health advisory for Black Lake, one of the Chain Lakes. PHD is urging the public to use caution when recreating in or near the water. Water quality monitoring confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria, commonly known as blue-green algae. [...]

By | 2017-06-30T09:28:24+00:00 June 30th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Glass Recycling Update

Glass Recycling has been available to Coeur d'Alene residents for almost 3 months. Some of you may have noticed that the recepticle at Bluegrass Park has gone MIA. The City actually moved that receptacle, to Ramsey Park. The other receptacle is still located at Cherry Hill Park. For those of you who haven't been taking [...]

By | 2017-06-29T08:36:18+00:00 June 29th, 2017|blog, Community|0 Comments

H.R. 3043, the Hydropower Policy Modernization Act.

This bill is a devastating assault on our nation's rivers and the people and wildlife that depend upon them. Its passage would end 95 years of balance in hydropower licensing, tipping the scales against taxpayers and in favor of huge utilities. Hydropower licenses are issued for up to 50 years. Many hydropower facilities that are [...]

By | 2017-06-27T13:58:56+00:00 June 27th, 2017|blog, Water|0 Comments

Osprey Tour planned for July 15th

The Osprey is a fish-eating hawk commonly seen in northern Idaho. At least 100 pairs nest annually in the Coeur d’Alene Lake region including the lower reaches of the St. Joe and Coeur d’Alene Rivers. Adult Osprey along with the young of the year birds begin their annual southward migration in mid-September, traveling all the [...]

By | 2017-06-20T11:32:25+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|blog, KEA, Save Cougar Bay, Wildlife|0 Comments

KEA Community Awards

Since 1994. KEA has awarded the Art Manley Lifetime Conservation Award to community members for their sustained efforts in furtherance of our mission: “to conserve, protect and restore the environment in North Idaho with a particular emphasis on the Coeur d’Alene basin.” Named for our co-founder, former state senator and dedicated conservationist Art Manley, this [...]

By | 2017-06-09T10:00:29+00:00 June 10th, 2017|blog|0 Comments