Discussions on Wildlife Management and Conservation Easements

Brett Stevenson, Central Idaho Associate for the Idaho Conservation League, wrote a blog post on ICL’s website in response to an editorial in the Idaho Mountain Express. (Read IME’s article here) Brett identifies that the newspaper took on a challenging task of “distinguishing between conservation easements and wildlife management issues” and further clarifies the difference […]

Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) has launched a new website

In an effort to get the word out about the Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI), a new website has been created. Highlights on the site include: SGI Video Collection SGI Success Tracker SGI events and News Funding Opportunities Photo Library Browse around the new site and engage with the information provided by the Sage Grouse Initiative […]

It Takes a Community to Raise a Pavilion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CAREY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION GROUP IS CERG-ING AHEAD: It Takes a Community to Raise a Pavilion Contact: Vonnie Olsen, (208) 823-4330, vonols@frontier.com Carey, Idaho – November 22, 2011 What does it take to make things happen in a little community like Carey, Idaho? “People support what they help create,” says dedicated community volunteer, […]

Comment on the local sage grouse conservation plan

The Magic Valley Sage-grouse Local Working Group is seeking comments on their draft conservation plan.  Follow this link for more information:  http://magicvalley.com/lifestyles/sage-grouse-group-seeks-public-comment/article_14d5278e-9a37-5a08-9a9f-16b83dc7b9a9.html  The deadline for comments is Friday, September 16, 2011.

Conservation Funding Available for Farmers and Ranchers

A great opportunity has come up for farmers and ranchers in Idaho to preserve their legacy of stewardship and protect sage grouse habitat. Funding is available for conservation easements through the NRCS’s Grassland Reserve Program (GRP). 5.5 million dollars are available for Idaho and interested landowners need to sign up by July 20th. An informational […]

In the News

In today’s Idaho Mountain Express there is an article written by Katherine Wutz about the flight Pioneer Alliance recently took with commissioners. Read the article: Flying high for conservation Please note, the article incorrectly states that conservation easements are held by the Lava Lake Institute. The Lava Lake Institute doesn’t hold conservation easements. The article should have said […]

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The Pioneers Alliance is a cooperative effort by ranchers, local residents, conservationists and public land managers to conserve and enhance the natural and cultural values of the Pioneer Mountains and Craters of the Moon landscape of south-central Idaho.

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