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
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 [...]
Mountain caribou are considered one of the most endangered large mammals in North America. Loss of old-growth habitat to logging and other development have reduced caribou numbers to roughly 1,900 animals across North America. The [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]