Events

October 3, 2019

Dammed to Extinction: Ketchum Screening

Join film producers Michael Peterson and Steven Hawley for a special Ketchum screening of Dammed to Extinction. LOCATIONThe Community Library: 415 Spruce Ave. – Ketchum, ID DATEThursday, October 3rd TIME6 – 8pm PRICEFree ABOUT THE FILMFor eons, a one-of-a-kind population of killer whales has hunted chinook salmon along the Pacific Coast of the United States. For the…

October 1, 2019

Dammed to Extinction: Boise Screening

Join us for a special Boise film screening of Dammed to Extinction, featuring a talkback session with the film’s producers, Steven Hawley and Michael Peterson, and our Executive Director, Laird Lucas. This screening is being presented by Advocates for the West, in partnership with Idaho Sierra Club, Idaho Rivers United, Idaho Conservation League and WildEarth…

June 22, 2019

Native Plant Hike

On June 22, join Idaho Conservation League and Advocates for the West for a 3 mile hike on Mores Mountain to observe the rare Sacajawea’s bitterroot and other native wildflowers in full bloom. Led by botanists Ann DeBolt and Roger Rosentreter, we will learn about the different species of plants and management issues while enjoying the beautiful views of the…

May 15, 2019

Reception with Rachel Teannalach – Confluence Viewing

Please join Advocates for the West and artist Rachel Teannalach on Wednesday, May 15th at Capitol Contemporary Gallery for a special viewing of her current show of Idaho landscapes. This show is a lead-in to her next project – a collaboration with Advocates for the West entitled Confluence. This series will be a visual journey…

Don’t Be a Dam Fool – Trivia Night!

Hosted by Advocates for the West with special guest emcee Jessica Holmes. Monday, April 1st – 5:30pm to 8pm at Lost Grove BrewingRegistration at 5:30 the Door – teams of 2 to 4 welcome. Trivia begins at 6pm. Prizes galore for the winning team! Join us on April 1st at Lost Grove Brewing for Don’t…

Annual Holiday Party — Wednesday, December 5th

You Are Invited! Please join Advocates for the West for our Annual Holiday Party. We have much to celebrate this year, most especially you — our dedicated supporters. So come raise a glass and toast to another year of Winning for the West! Wednesday, December 5th 5:30 to 8:30pm Leku Ona on the Boise Basque Block — 117…

September 8, 2018

“Free the Snake!” Annual Flotilla

JOIN THE FLOTILLA Friday afternoon, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8 2018 Last year more than 400 people from throughout the Pacific Northwest came together and paddled 6 miles in support of the return of a free-flowing lower Snake River. This year, in recognition of the first Nimiipuu Tribal canoe in nearly a century, the Flotilla will…

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,…