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Top Ten Reasons to Donate to KEA

A generous member has offered to match end-of-year contributions to KEA, dollar for dollar, up to $5000. For the next week, your donation goes twice as far. So here are the top ten reasons why you should click our nice new donate button. 1. Tubbs Hill and Cougar Bay.  KEA is the leading defender of [...]

By | 2011-12-23T17:07:27+00:00 December 23rd, 2011|blog, KEA|0 Comments

Giving Thanks For Community Conservation

The one thing we know all too well in our small office, we can’t do what we do without community support. And we have a remarkable community we have in North Idaho. This Thanksgiving holiday, we’d like to point out some of the ways that people have come together this year to make our great [...]

By | 2012-01-12T11:46:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2011|blog, Community, KEA|0 Comments

Cougar Bay “No Wake Zone” Buoys Installed

This morning, Kootenai County Department of Parks and Waterways Director Nick Snyder forwarded a couple of photos of the 13 brand new “No Wake Zone” buoys just installed across the mouth of Cougar Bay last week. Snyder added: “In the next two weeks, we will have LED navigational lights affixed to the buoys. The buoys [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:05+00:00 June 27th, 2011|blog, Save Cougar Bay|0 Comments

SAVED Cougar Bay!

From KEA's conservation advocate Adrienne Cronebaugh: Last summer, Idaho Department of Lands granted Kootenai County an encroachment permit to install mooring buoys inside Cougar Bay and no-wake zone buoys at the mouth of the bay. The installation of those mooring buoys had been of great concern to the residents of Cougar Bay as well as [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:27:07+00:00 April 8th, 2011|blog, Save Cougar Bay|2 Comments

What’s Next for Cougar Bay

We’ve invited Nick Snyder, Director of Kootenai County Parks & Waterways to join us at our regular meeting at the Iron Horse Restaurant (Noon on Thursday, January 6th) to talk about the Spokane River / Cougar Bay piling removal project. Cougar Bay and Spokane River watchers will have noticed that the pilings along the Spokane [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:46:30+00:00 January 5th, 2011|blog, Save Cougar Bay|1 Comment

KEA in 2010

We sent a version of this post to our friends and members earlier this week, and we thought we'd share our thoughts on 2010 here as well. We've had a pretty good year at KEA. As this end-of-year letter is being written, the Kootenai County Commissioners are finally completing work on the long-awaited comprehensive plan. [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:46:31+00:00 December 31st, 2010|blog, Forests, Hayden Lake, KEA|0 Comments

Breaking News: Osprey Association Files Cougar Bay Lawsuit Challenging IDL Rejections

Although things have been quiet recently on the Save Cougar Bay battlefront, new shots were fired yesterday by the Cougar Bay Osprey Protective Association, which filed a lawsuit challenging the Idaho Department of Lands’ rejection of their application to protect the pilings and booms in Cougar Bay. Having been rejected twice by the Department, without [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:45:17+00:00 October 29th, 2010|blog, Save Cougar Bay|7 Comments

Fate of Cougar Bay Now With Kootenai County?

We were a little taken aback this week, with the done-deal announcement that the Idaho Department of Lands and Kootenai County have entered an agreement that the County will now be responsible for the removal of hazardous pilings and booms in the Spokane River and Coeur d'Alene Lake.  The agreement, signed without public input, and [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:44:10+00:00 September 9th, 2010|blog, Save Cougar Bay|4 Comments

IDL Position: Private Restoration of Cougar Bay is Illegal

Yesterday, the Cougar Bay Osprey Association received yet another rejection letter from its least favorite correspondent, the Idaho Department of Lands. This time the letter came through their attorney in the Idaho Attorney General’s office. The letter affirmed the Department’s outright rejection of the application to protect the pilings and booms in Cougar Bay for [...]

By | 2011-12-22T10:44:11+00:00 August 13th, 2010|blog, Save Cougar Bay|2 Comments