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December 5th: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade

TCP STUDENT FIELD TRIPS

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The Confluence Project (TCP) is a partnership model of environmental education developed by the University of Idaho (UI)’s Waters of the West (WoW) program. The primary goals of TCP are to improve science education in urban, rural and tribal areas of Idaho and to build community capacity to protect and restore local water resources.

WILD AND SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

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Kootenai Environmental Alliance presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the North Idaho College campus!

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March 12th, 2020, 6:00-9:00 PM

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7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The KEA Climate Action Committee meets the Third Wednesday of the month here at the KEA office.
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5:30 pm KE Alliance Speaker Series Decem... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KE Alliance Speaker Series Decem... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
KE Alliance Speaker Series December 2019 @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Come hear from interesting people while enjoying some snacks and beverages! First Thursday of the month from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Networking with beverages and snacks from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM and talk from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM December: Panhandle Health District, Valerie Wade The Bunker Hill Superfund Site: Successes and the[...]
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5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
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7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
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7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The KEA Climate Action Committee meets the Third Wednesday of the month here at the KEA office.
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5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
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7:00 pm KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Climate Action Committee Mee... @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The KEA Climate Action Committee meets the Third Wednesday of the month here at the KEA office.
Mar
12
Thu
5:00 pm KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
KEA Wildlife Committee Meeting @ Kootenai Environmental Alliance
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The KEA Wildlife Committee meets the second Thursday of every month.
6:00 pm Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2020 @ North Idaho College
Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2020 @ North Idaho College
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2020 @ North Idaho College | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho | United States
Kootenai Environmental Alliance presents the Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the North Idaho College campus! SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival celebrates 18 years of inspiring activism through film and art. Location: North Idaho College Boswell Hall / Schuler Auditorium 880 W. Garden Avenue Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 View a Map Date/Time Information: Thursday, March[...]
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Local, Regional, and National Environmental News

*Action Alert* Kootenai Comprehensive Plan “Updates” Hearing

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | November 13, 2019

ACTION ALERT Comprehensive Plan Update and Public Hearing NOVEMBER 13, 2019, WEDNESDAY, 2:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. KOOTENAI COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, Room 1 A/B 451 GOVERNMENT WAY, COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO The Board of Commissioners (BOCC) heard from numerous residents who would like to attend the November 13 Comprehensive Plan Hearing but are unable to attend […]

Student Water Quality and Snow Science Field Trips

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | October 29, 2019

The Confluence Project (TCP) is a partnership model of environmental education developed by the University of Idaho (UI)’s Waters of the West (WoW) program. The primary goals of TCP are to improve science education in urban, rural and tribal areas of Idaho and to build community capacity to protect and restore local water resources. The […]

Passing of a KEA Family Member

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 24, 2019

Dear Friends and Family of Kootenai Environmental Alliance, It is with heavy hearts that we share this message of the peaceful passing of Russell Hersrud, KEA’s beloved Board president. Russ was truly a pillar of KEA, spearheading many projects, programs, and committees with his tireless commitment to bettering our world and making our community a better […]

Twin Lakes Toxin Advisory Is Lifted

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 20, 2019

Good Morning A press release will go out shortly lifting the health advisory on upper and lower Twin Lakes.  Microcystin toxin analysis from samples taken at 5 beach sites (3 in the lower lake and 1 in the upper lake) was well below the EPA recommended recreational advisory.  The advisory remains in effect for the […]

Kootenai County Comprehensive Plan September 26th Public Hearing

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 17, 2019

The Kootenai County Planning Commission today released a revision of the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update and announced a public hearing has been set for September 26. The Kootenai County Planning Commission published the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update on April 1 on the KeepingKootenai.com website. Community feedback meetings were held at five locations throughout the county. […]

When You Throw Something Away You Need to Think About Where It Goes

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 17, 2019

Environmental scientist Kate O’Neill discusses recycling and the global politics of waste. “Once you throw something away, you’ve got to think about where’s it going to go next,” she says. This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry Gross. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been really confused lately about how and what I should be […]

Global Climate Strike September 20th 2019

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 17, 2019

We’ve endured another summer of record-breaking heatwaves, floods, and refinery explosions. Enough is enough. No more government inaction and half-measures. It’s time to build a renewable energy economy that works for everyone. Join us in the streets September 20 and the week after to demand climate justice for all. Learn more here: https://globalclimatestrike.net/usa/

Bridge expansion project given the go ahead, now what?

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 10, 2019

WORD FROM UP NORTH: We have finally received word from the Coast Guard concerning the BNSF rail expansion project. We are sad to report that their decision was not in the direction we had been hoping for, which was to perform an Environmental Impact Statement. Unfortunately, they have decided to issue the Final Environmental Assessment […]

Advisory for Twin Lakes September 2nd 2019

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | September 2, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHD Contact: Katherine Hoyer August 28, 2019 (208) 415-5108 DEQ Contact: Robert Steed (208) 769-1422 Health Advisory Extended to Upper Twin Lake KOOTENAI CO., ID — Panhandle Health District (PHD) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a health advisory for Upper Twin Lake. The health advisory for Lower […]

What Happens When We Kill All the Bees?

By Jamie Lynn Morgan | August 26, 2019

From the Center for Biological Diversity: Did you know that bees pollinate 1 out of every 3 bites of food that we eat? We clearly owe a lot to our pollinator friends, and now they urgently need our help. Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency just approved an enormous expansion of the use of the bee-killing pesticide […]

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