Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands
The Foundation's goals are to promote the acquisition, preservation, conservation and maintenance of open spaces and related ecosystems. It is organized to cooperate with community groups and governmental units within the state.
Jan Johns, Executive Director
565 Warm Springs Ave
Boise, Idaho 83716
Blaine County Land, Water & Wildlife Program
The Land, Water & Wildlife Program protects and restores agricultural lands, wildlife habitat and water quality that people care deeply about and that contribute so much to our quality of life. The Program partially funds projects proposed to us by conservation partners. We also initiate our own projects. The LWWP is made possible by the citizens of Blaine County who passed a two-year tax levy that raised $3.4 million.
Clare C. Swanger, Program Coordinator
219 1st Ave. South
Hailey, ID 83333
Heart of the Rockies Initiative
The Mission of the Heart of the Rockies Initiative is to increase the pace of voluntary conservation of the most biologically, agriculturally and culturally important private lands in the Northern Rocky Mountains.
Michael B. Whitfield, Coordinator
1790 East 2000 South
Driggs, ID 83422
Teton Regional Land Trust
The mission of the Teton Regional Land Trust is to conserve agricultural and natural lands and to encourage land stewardship in the Upper Snake River Watershed for the benefit of today's communities and as a legacy for future generations.
Chet Work, Executive Director
PO Box 247
Driggs, ID 83422
Wood River Land Trust
Wood River Land Trust protects and restores land, water, and wildlife habitat in the Wood River Valley and its surrounding areas. We work cooperatively with private landowners and local communities to ensure these areas are protected now and for future generations.
Scott Boettger, Executive Director
119 East Bullion St.
Hailey, ID 83333
Land Trust of the Treasure Valley
The Land Trust of the Treasure Valley's mission is to create opportunities for conserving the natural, scenic, recreational, historic and agricultural values of southwestern Idaho's open spaces through collaborative efforts for current and future generations. The Land Trust identifies lands with special natural, scenic, recreational and agricultural values, and works with willing landowners to conserve these lands through acquisition, easement, education, and good stewardship.
Tim Breuer, Executive Director
PO Box 106
Boise, ID 83701
The Nature Conservancy
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Susanna Danner, Director of Protection
950 W. Bannock St., Ste 210
Boise, ID 83702
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
The mission of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. In support of our mission, the RMEF is committed to: conserving, restoring and enhancing natural habitats; promoting the sound management of wild elk, which may be hunted or otherwise enjoyed; restoring elk to their native ranges; and educating members and the public about habitat conservation and our hunting heritage.
Aaron Swift, Lands Program Manager, ID/NV
9871 W Alliance Dr
Boise, ID 83704
208 297 6090
City of Boise
Boise City Parks and Recreation Department seeks to enhance Boise's quality of life by working in partnership with the community to foster and support citizen well being and healthy community environments. The Foothills program goal is to be a good steward of public lands in the Boise Foothills through land conservation, environmental education and trail management.
Sara Arkle, Foothills and Open Space Manager
3188 Sunset Peak Road (Office)
1104 Royal Boulevard (Mailing)
Boise, ID 83706-2898
The Wilderness Land Trust
The Wilderness Land Trust acquires unprotected private land within wilderness, returning it to public ownership to guarantee that future generations can enjoy the enduring resources of wilderness.
David Kirk, Senior Lands Specialist
PO Box 1420
Carbondale, CO 81623
Lemhi Regional Land Trust
The Lemhi Regional Land Trust was formed in order to generate and provide supportive funds and resources for the preservation of land and natural resources, and in particular, central Idaho ranchlands and agricultural land. As a community based, grassroots, non-profit organization, our primary goal is to maintain stewardship opportunities for landowners that allow them to conserve the land's agricultural, natural, and cultural resources.
Kristin Troy, Executive Director
PO Box 871
105 Center Street
Salmon, ID 83467
Palouse Land Trust
Our mission is to preserve the open space, scenery, wildlife habitat, and water quality of the Palouse region. We seek to improve the quality of life for current and future generations by facilitating the conservation of private lands.
Amy Trujillo, Executive Director
P.O. Box 8506
Moscow, ID 83843
Payette Land Trust
The Payette Land Trust is dedicated to the protection of open spaces in Long Valley and its surrounding areas. It is the purpose of the Payette Land Trust to acquire, accept, maintain and manage lands in Long Valley and its surrounding areas in Central Idaho for the creation and perpetuation of open space. The unique character of the regions is created by its pristine rivers and streams, lush meadows, alpine lakes, forested mountains and family ranches. The Land Trust is committed to preserving the natural beauty by providing a mechanism for private landowners to permanently limit development of their properties. This goal will be accomplished by the acquisition of property interests, by gift or purchase.
Robert Vosskuhler, Executive Director
309 E Lake Street
McCall, ID 83638
Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust
SSLT's mission is to protect and enhance wildlife habitat, natural lands, and working farms and ranches in Southeastern Idaho, now and for future generations.
Jerry Debacker, Executive Director
PO Box 1404
Pocatello, ID 83204
The Conservation Fund
The Conservation Fund forges partnerships to conserve America's legacy of land and water resources. Through land acquisition, community and economic development and training, the Fund and its partners demonstrate balanced conservation solutions that emphasize the integration of economic and environmental goals.
Mark W. Elsbree, Vice President & Northwest Director
Post Office Box 1524
Sun Valley, ID Post Office Box 1524
The Vital Ground Foundation
The mission of The Vital Ground Foundation is to protect and restore North America's grizzly bear populations by conserving wildlife habitat for future generations.
Ryan Lutey, Director of Lands
Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
Kaniksu Land Trust
A nonprofit land trust that helps willing landowners permanently preserve natural areas, forests, lakes, streams, farms, ranches, recreational opportunities and wildlife and fish habitat in north Idaho and Sanders County, Montana.
Eric W. Grace, Executive Director
PO Box 2123
Sandpoint, ID 83864
The Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a national, nonprofit, land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.
Deb Love, Northern Rockies Director
Emerson Cultural Center
111 South Grand Avenue, Suite 203
Bozeman, MT 59715
Western Rivers Conservancy
Western Rivers Conservancy protects outstanding river ecosystems throughout the western United States. We acquire land to conserve critical habitat, provide public access for compatible use and enjoyment, and cooperate with other agencies and organizations to secure the health of whole ecosystems.
Dieter Erdman Interior West Program Director