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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

Climate Action CdA Action Allert

Please take some time to call and write our legislators this week to ask them to take sensible and effective action to address the threat of climate change.   Climate change is real, it is human caused, and it is already hurting us.  The relocation of towns due to disappearing coastlines and rising seas is already [...]

By | 2017-06-07T07:36:29+00:00 June 7th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Kootenai Environmental Alliance Environmental Education Grant

Ever year Kootenai Environmental Alliance(KEA) gives out an Environmental Education Grant to one school out of several that apply for our grant.  This year with the help of the City of Post Falls, the City of Coeur d’Alene, Ray and Jane Morgan and Doma Coffee we were able to supply grants to 4 different schools.  [...]

By | 2017-05-31T15:41:32+00:00 June 1st, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Youth Water Summit successfully bringing together the brightest young minds in our community!

Coeur d’Alene, ID- On Monday May 15th a truly an amazing and inspiring event took place at North Idaho College’s campus.  210 students from six northern Idaho high schools presented solutions to local water resource issues at the Youth Water Summit.  As one volunteer, Doug Fagerness, stated “It’s encouraging to see these young community members [...]

By | 2017-05-19T09:41:22+00:00 May 20th, 2017|blog, Community, Water|0 Comments

Youth Water Summit Highlights Students’ Research and Solutions on Local Watershed Issues

Over 200 students from six northern Idaho high schools will present their research and solutions to local water resource issues at the Youth Water Summit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, May 15th at North Idaho College. The Youth Water Summit is the culminating event of the year-long Confluence Project, where students present their [...]

By | 2017-04-28T10:14:17+00:00 May 8th, 2017|blog, Community, Water|0 Comments

M44 Cyanide Bomb Use

Friends of the Clearwater’s Ashley Lipscomb  presented on M44 Cyanide Bomb Use by the USDA’s Wildlife Service for the first Happy Hour at KEA ‘s new offices. Coffee Roboto, the business  of Michal and Young Bennett, provided coffee, sodas, and treats to make for a delicious  educational experience. Friends of the Clearwater, founded in 1987, [...]

By | 2017-05-05T12:51:38+00:00 May 6th, 2017|blog, Forests, Wildlife|0 Comments

The Era of Megafires

Research ecologist and forester, Paul Hessburg, PHD, presented “The Era of Megafires, Monday, May 1, 2017, to kick off  May  as Wildfire Awareness Month, a multi-state proclamation by governors in several western states,  including Idaho.  Hessburg was born in Minnesota, but came  to eastern Washington and grew to love the region and decided to raise [...]

By | 2017-05-03T14:14:46+00:00 May 4th, 2017|blog, Community, Forests|0 Comments

Support KEA during Idaho Gives Today!

Since 2013, Idaho Gives — the statewide, 24-hour online annual giving event that takes place this year on Thursday, May 4 — has raised $3.5 million for Idaho nonprofits. With more than 700 organizations participating now, organizers have raised the stakes in year number five: They’re trying to raise $1.2 million on Thursday. That represents [...]

By | 2017-05-03T14:41:24+00:00 May 4th, 2017|blog, Community, KEA|0 Comments