Events

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…

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…

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 &…

Idaho Gives at Idaho Mountain Touring!

Idaho Gives is your chance to help Advocates for the West earn $20,000 to protect Boise’s fresh air & clean water! Thanks to Idaho Mountain Touring, Patagonia and two anonymous donors, we have an opportunity to earn a $10,000 Matching Challenge Grant. During this special time, every donation you give will be matched dollar for…

“EXPOSED” comes to Boise and Pocatello

Advocates for the West, Predator Defense, and Western Watersheds Project present… Three screenings of “EXPOSED: USDA’s Secret War on Wildlife” with Producer talk-back session October 15-16, 2015 Boise / Pocatello, ID October 15th | 4:00 pm | The Lookout Room Student Union Building, Boise State University 1910 University Dr. – Boise, ID 83725 FREE  October 15th | 7:30 pm |  The Flicks 646 W. Fulton St. – Boise, ID 83702…

IDAHO GIVES for IDAHO WILDLIFE!

Thursday, May 7th was IDAHO GIVES  – and we’re thrilled to say that we met and exceeded our goal! 24 Hours, 79 Donors, $12,165 in Gifts + a $10,000 Match = one very happy group of attorneys ready to take on Wildlife Services! That’s $22,165 added to our Wildlife Services war chest. Thanks so much…