Events

June 9, 2017

Celebrating 15 Years of Winning for the West!

You are invited – come help us celebrate 15 years of winning for the West! Spend an evening with conservation-minded friends and learn the latest from Executive Director Laird Lucas on our work using bedrock environmental laws to protect National Monuments and public lands. Wednesday, June 14th – 5:30 to 8pm 3420 N. Plantation River…

May 3, 2017

May 4th is Idaho Gives!

This is a one-day, all day opportunity to support your favorite Idaho nonprofits.

Help Advocates for the West match a $10,000 Challenge Grant for a total of $20,000 to protect Idaho’s public lands, water and wildlife.

March 8, 2017

My Father’s Idaho

Idahoan Rifka Helton has worked to preserve thousands of photos that her father, “Red” Helton, took of the state in the 1950s and 60s when he was a professor at the University of Idaho. Rifka, a singer, set the photos to original songs and performs them in a piece she calls “My Father’s Idaho.” This…

December 1, 2016

Annual Holiday Party – Tuesday, December 6th

Come celebrate with us! Let’s toast to this year’s victories and cheer each other on as we prepare to tackle – and win! – new challenges in 2017. Advocates for the West has so much to be thankful for – most especially you, our supporters. With all of you at our side, we will keep…

November 23, 2016

Coming Together Over Your Public Lands – November 28th

Monday, November 28th – 5 to 7pm Ming Studios – Boise Downtown (420 S. 6th St.) In the past weeks, we’ve seen several significant developments that relate to public lands – including the verdict in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge standoff and the 2016 elections. Join us on Monday, November 28th from 5 to 7pm for…

September 26, 2016

2nd Annual Climate Action Rally – October 1st!

Advocates for the West is proud to join the Idaho Sierra Club for their Second Annual Climate Action Rally at the Idaho State Capitol Building in downtown Boise. We will rally at 11am to hear a diverse group of speakers from Boise State University, the Idaho House of Representatives, Idaho Sierra Club, and other community…

September 15, 2016

Free the Snake Flotilla – September 17th!

Last year, hot water in the Snake River killed 250,000 sockeye salmon – 99% of the spawning population. On Saturday, September 17th, Advocates for the West will proudly stand with our partners at the FREE THE SNAKE FLOTILLA. Last year, over 300 people launched their non-motorized boats – equipped with handmade pro-salmon banners and some donning their best salmon hats – sending a peaceful but strong…

August 22, 2016

Raise a Glass to Idaho’s Rivers!

It’s a great summer for Idaho’s Rivers!  In July, we won a court order halting the CuMo Mine exploration project in the headwaters of the Boise River. And earlier this month, the court again ruled in our favor and stopped the Golden Hand mine proposal in Big Creek, a tributary to the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in the…

July 22, 2016

Annual Summer Party in the Wood River Valley

Join Advocates for the West for refreshments and a conversation with Executive Director Laird Lucas about our work in Idaho to uphold Wild & Scenic River values and protect Idaho’s rivers and streams. Enjoy appetizers, drinks, and a spectacular view of the Wood River Valley! Wednesday, August 3rd – 5:30 to 8 pm 102 Camas…

June 13, 2016

Party on the Boise River!

You Are Invited! Join Advocates for the West for dinner and a conversation with Executive Director Laird Lucas about our work in Idaho to uphold Wild & Scenic River values and protect Idaho’s rivers and streams. Thursday, June 23rd – 5:30 to 8 pm Home of Phil Gordon: 3420 N. Plantation River Dr. BBQ with meat/vegan options &…