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Our members are dedicated to making sure that wildlife has a voice. KEA works to educate the public on wildlife issues while promoting the health of game, non-game wildlife and habitats. The wildlife that demands our attention in northern Idaho are wolves, wolverine, grizzly bears, woodland caribou, lynx, bull trout, white sturgeon and the pika.

Latest Wildlife Topics

1201, 2017

Restoring the Coeur d’Alene Basin: Deadline Looms for Public Input on Superfund Megasite

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: blog, Forests, Land Use, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

The deadline to submit comments on the draft Coeur d’Alene Basin Restoration Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is tomorrow, Friday, January 13th. The Restoration Plan  is meant to provide a comprehensive strategic framework to [...]

2212, 2016

Senator Risch Introduces Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Act

By | December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Forests, Land Use, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

A huge thank you to U.S. Sen. Jim Risch who introduced a bill earlier this month to protect 13,900 acres in north Idaho as wilderness. The Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Act of 2016 would protect approximately [...]

2811, 2016

Restoration Partnership Plans for Restoration of Injured Natural Resources in Coeur d’Alene Basin

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Forests, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

For most of the 20th century, mining wastes in the Coeur d’Alene Basin were discharged into the South Fork and mainstem Coeur d’Alene River and its tributaries, or were deposited on lands and eventually migrated [...]

2811, 2016

Judge blocks Montana Logging Project in Lynx Habitat

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Forests, Wildlife|0 Comments

A federal judge has blocked a logging project northeast of Yellowstone National Park until federal officials analyze the effects of the project on Canada lynx that live in the area. A wildlife advocacy group that [...]

1411, 2016

Action Alert: Speak for Imperiled Wolverine

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: KEA, Wildlife|0 Comments

Describing the wolverine as a “snow-dependent species standing squarely in the path of global climate change,” a federal judge overturned an August 2014 decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refusing to grant this [...]