Wildlife Management for Landowners

University of Idaho Extension is offering: Wildlife Management for Landowners

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OROFINO, ID - According to surveys, one of the top priorities of rural landowners is managing their property to enhance wildlife habitat and biodiversity. This program will introduce landowners to the basic principles of wildlife management and biodiversity conservation, as well cover specific habitat requirements and preferences of some of our most popular local wildlife species.

Avista submits 2020 Electric Integrated Resource Plan

Plan sets course for clean energy future

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SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista Utilities, an operating division of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA), is planning to reduce carbon-emitting resources from its portfolio in alignment with the company’s clean electricity goal announced in 2019. In its 2020 Electric Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) filed today with the Idaho Public Utility Commission, Avista is projecting a much cleaner generation mix.

Mitchell Sets Single-Season Assists Record to Help LC State Clinch Conference Title

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BILLINGS, Mont. – With eight assists on the night, junior Damek Mitchell made Warrior Men’s Basketball history. The guard set the single-season assists record with 195, after setting the previous record last season with 193. His efforts helped lead the No. 7 Warriors to a comeback victory over Rocky Mountain College on the road, securing the Frontier Conference regular-season title for the ninth time, and fifth in the last eight seasons. The Warriors also clinched home-court advantage throughout the Frontier Conference Tournament.

Nez Perce Tribe Calls for Leadership on Lower Snake River Restoration and Accurate, Complete, and Transparent Information on Impacts of Four Lower Snake River Dams

Press Release | Nez Perce Tribe

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Lapwai, ID – Restoring the lower Snake River and its salmon, steelhead, and lamprey could not be more significant for the Nez Perce people, given the location of the Tribe’s homeland and treaty-reserved territory, and the central role of salmon, steelhead, and lamprey in Nez Perce culture.  The dams on the lower Snake River and the mainstem Columbia have had—and continue to have—an enormous impact on salmon and steelhead, and the Nez Perce people.  The Nez Perce Tribe has long publicly supported restoring the lower Snake River by breaching the four dams there and investing in affected local communities.

Annual Elk Counts Start In March

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife | medium.com

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Every year in late winter/early spring, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) conducts aerial counts of eastern Washington elk herds in the Blue Mountains and near Yakima from helicopters or planes. Those counts are starting again soon- as early as next week, weather permitting.


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