Get to know Invasive Species

GET TO KNOW AN INVASIVE SPECIES – SPOTTED KNAPWEED Sharon Sorby, SCA Board Secretary Many people view spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) as a pretty purple wildflower. It is rather, a heinous noxious weed. It grows to the preclusion of desirable vegetation that wildlife and farmers depend upon for their livelihoods and it diminishes soil and water quality. Spotted knapweed is …

Priest Lake Water Quality Monitoring

Water quality is important aspect of almost all business, homeowners and visitors to the Priest Lake region. A 1996 Recreational User Survey that was conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Idaho Department of Lands and the University of Idaho indicated that the number of recreation user days to the Priest Lake drainage nearly topped those of Glacier National Park in …

Support Us: The 2018 Idaho Gives Campaign!

Help Us Reach Our Goal! Mark Your Calendar! Idaho Gives is an annual statewide day of giving (24 hours only) for non-profits in Idaho. It happens completely online! This year it will occur on Thursday May 3rd, 2018. This year our goal is to raise $2000 to support our Selkirk Mountain Caribou Recovery efforts, providing equipment and staff labor funds …