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BREN BASH

Boise River Enhancement Network – The Boise River BASH! Saturday, October 3, 3:00 – 6:00 pm, Garden City Library, 6015 Glenwood St Learn about the Birds of the Boise River from Heidi Ware of the Intermountain Bird Observatory, take a nature walk with John Heimer, listen to live music, enjoy complimentary beer, visit information booths and […]

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RIVER CAMPUS GROUNDBREAKING!

The work has begun to build the Northwest’s most innovative water education site. Sixty people gathered on the lawn of the Boise WaterShed to celebrate groundbreaking for new exterior exhibits modeling our watershed. Thanks to Boise Mayor David Bieter, Terri Schorzman, Director of Arts & History, and Neal Oldemeyer, Director of Public Works for their inspiring […]

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Climatological Extremes

Climatological extremes…. the new normal. To read about the devastating increase in wildfire, read the New York times article “Dry Days Bring Ferocious Start to Fire Season. http://nyti.ms/1JY98sR

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Global Warming

The Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA) has posted a board-approved Climate Change Position Paper 2015. It is available on their website at www.pncwa.org “We believe that it is our responsibility as environmental, water, and wastewater professionals to ensure, to the best of our ability, that people fully understand the climate realities and risks we face.”

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Major Gift!

BOISE WATERSHED EXHIBITS RECEIVES UNPRECEDENTED $17,000 DONATION FROM GREATER BOISE ROTARY FOUNDATION (Boise) – The Greater Boise Rotary Foundation presented the non-profit Boise WaterShed Exhibit, Inc. with an unprecedented $17,000 donation today. The money will fund a new groundwater exhibit, Walking On Water, at the Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center. “At the latest Rotary International Water […]

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Summer Conservation Guide

United Water Idaho has published it new Water Conservation Guide. To view, go to http://goo.gl/c84Yw4

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Idaho water supply isn’t in crisis yet, but what about next year?

Idaho Statesman, The (Boise, ID) Idaho water supply isn’t in crisis yet, but what about next year?  Rocky Barker, rbarker@idahostatesman.com Published: May 10, 2015 Ron Abramovich usually dons snowshoes to walk through 3 feet of snow and more to measure the season-ending snowpack at 6,100-foot-high More’s Creek Summit east of Idaho City. The trek to […]

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Refusing to Kick the Bucket Down the Road

Hear Santa Fe’s mayor discuss local water conservation efforts that focus on tiered pricing. They are enacting measures now to preserve their water rather than “kicking the bucket down the road.”   Tiered pricing is one option to modify behavior. Water conservation education, as we have at the Boise WaterShed, is an alternative. We cannot […]

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SW Idaho Farmers Juggle Thin Water Allotments

As reported on April 27th by Zach Kyle of the Idaho Statesman, tight water allotments – brought on by drought – are confronting farmers. Read his article here:  

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