Clearwater Basin Collaborative

Protecting and Enhancing Idaho's Clearwater Basin

  • Press Release: Public Invited to Collaborative Forum

    Clearwater Basin Collaborative will discuss collaborative program of work Grangeville, ID, April 11, 2014: Individuals with an interest in management activities within the Nez Perce and Clearwater National Forests are invited to meet with members of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative as they consider projects to include in their collaborative program of work. The meeting will be …Read More

  • Press Release: Clearwater Basin Collaborative commits to continue collaboration

    Members agree to move forward forest management and land protection actions Lewiston, Idaho May 22, 2013: After five years of work on land management issues within the Clearwater Basin, members of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative signed a work plan signifying their commitment to continue work to resolve six natural resource issues. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo …Read More

  • Win-win for industry, environment

    By ERIC BARKER of the Tribune | Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am The Clearwater Basin Collaborative reached a milestone Wednesday with an agreement that outlines a strategy to bolster rural timber economies and county governments, while also restoring wildlife habitat and protecting pristine landscapes. The group has been meeting for the past five …Read More

By ERIC BARKER of the Tribune | Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:00 am The Clearwater Basin Collaborative reached a milestone Wednesday with an agreement that outlines a strategy to bolster rural timber economies and county governments, while also restoring wildlife habitat and protecting pristine landscapes. The group has been meeting for the past five years and wrestling with ways to put an end to bitter controversies surrounding the decades-long tug-of-war between conservation and logging in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. "We believe this balanced package is the blueprint for ...Read More

Clearwater Basin Collaborative will discuss collaborative program of work Grangeville, ID, April 11, 2014: Individuals with an interest in management activities within the Nez Perce and Clearwater National Forests are invited to meet with members of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative as they consider projects to include in their collaborative program of work. The meeting will be …Read More

Members agree to move forward forest management and land protection actions Lewiston, Idaho May 22, 2013: After five years of work on land management issues within the Clearwater Basin, members of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative signed a work plan signifying their commitment to continue work to resolve six natural resource issues. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo …Read More

Program will expose youth to natural resource career opportunities Moscow, ID,May 8, 2013:  The Clearwater Resource Conservation and Development Council together with their partner, the Clearwater Basin Collaborative, is seeking pre-proposals from contractors with expertise in the development and management of natural resource education programs for youth.  The proposals are due May 31. According to …Read More

By ERIC BARKER of the Tribune | Posted: Monday, May 28, 2012 12:00 am SYRINGA – Four years of meetings and work are starting to produce tangible results for the members of the Clearwater Basin Collaborative and their U.S. Forest Service partners. A modest fuel-reduction project that will help keep homes near Syringa safe from …Read More

By ROCKY BARKER — rbarker@idahostatesman.com Posted: 12:00am on Feb 21, 2012 U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell offered an alternative to selling off public land or transferring management to states as three Republican presidential candidates proposed in Boise last week. Tidwell, a Capital High School graduate who calls Idaho home, came to Boise on Monday at …Read More

Guest column submitted by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo In Aesop’s fable of the North Wind and the Sun, the wind and sun try to settle a dispute regarding who was more powerful through two different techniques to remove a passing traveler’s cloak.  The North Wind chose the unsuccessful approach of blowing as hard as it …Read More

Program: Outdoor Idaho Episode: The People’s Land It was a trust forced on the West more than 100 years ago, one that has defined us ever since: our public lands. They are a playground for many, the source of our water and wildlife. But there is a price to be paid when more than 60% …Read More