Events

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…