Events

May 3rd is Idaho Gives!

May 3rd is IDAHO GIVES! This is a one-day, all day opportunity to support your favorite Idaho nonprofits. Help Advocates for the West earn a $7,500 matching challenge for a total of $15,000 to help protect the Boise River! Make a Gift Today! Support our work and be an Advocate for Idaho’s clean water. Donate to Advocates for the…

Adopt-A-Stream on April 28th!

Join us this Saturday, April 28th, 2018 Snake River Waterkeeper, Advocates for the West and many other wonderful organizations are getting together for the 5th annual “Adopt-a-Stream” Cleanup! We will meet at 1:00PM at Payette Brewery. From there we will head out to enjoy the warm weather and remove trash from the banks of the…

February 5, 2018

Fight CuMo Mine – have a beer for the Boise River.

The Boise River is the lifeblood of the Treasure Valley. It supplies safe drinking water, feeds wooded areas and preserves, supports a robust fishing community, and provides numerous water activities for our many residents and visitors. But just upstream in the river’s headwaters, Canadian mining company “American Cumo” is threatening to develop the largest open…

February 8, 2018

Public Lands Trivia Night – Portland, OR

Test your knowledge and toast to public lands conservation! Join Advocates for the West, Mazamas, and the Oregon Natural Desert Association for our Public Lands Trivia Night. Hosted by Base Camp Brewing Company, you’ll be joined by fellow outdoor enthusiasts for 3 rounds of trivia with prizes awarded to the winning teams. Grab a beer…

January 3, 2018

Fighting the World’s Largest Open-Pit Molybdenum Mine

Just recently, the American CuMo Mining Corporation reared its head again and announced they will continue moving forward on proposals to build an open pit molybdenum mine at the headwaters of Idaho’s Boise River in the Boise National Forest.   Listed as the “world’s largest open-pit accessible” molybdenum mine, it threatens the Boise River watershed,…

December 6, 2017

Annual Holiday Party – Wednesday, December 6th

Celebrate with us! Advocates for the West has so much to be thankful for – especially you, our supporters. Come raise a glass with us as we toast to another great year of winning for the West. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH | 5-8PM LEKU ONA | BOISE BASQUE BLOCK 117 S 6TH ST. Appetizers and Hosted Bar   Please RSVP…

September 28, 2017

Celebrating 15 Years of Winning for the West!

Help Advocates for the West celebrate 15 years of fighting for the natural treasures and wildlife of the American West! Join us at Ketchum’s beautiful Limelight Hotel at 5:30pm on Thursday, September 28th. We’ll enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and an exclusive case update from our founder and Executive Director, Laird Lucas. Plus, don’t miss a…

June 14, 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 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.

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…