Our Mission

Engage the public in southern Selkirk resource and land management issues through cooperation, scientific inquiry, education and economic diversity.

Our Vision

The Selkirk Conservation Alliance is the leading and faithful advocate to all who live, love and benefit from Priest Lake and its surroundings. We are committed to understanding, supporting and protecting the environment and all living beings found here. We are dedicated to the educational programs and scientific research that support and maintain this rare and exceptional environment for future generations.

Latest News

Priest River Conservation Mitigation Alternatives Position Statement

The Selkirk Conservation Alliance (SCA) is committed to understanding, supporting, and protecting the southern Selkirk environment through cooperation, scientific inquiry, education, and economic diversity. We…

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The Priest River Watershed Group (PRWG) – Update

SCA is a participant on the Steering Committee of the newly formed (and long time coming) Priest River Watershed Group. The purpose of the PRWG…

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SCA 2023 Education Program Update

It has been a great year for SCA environmental education (adults) and our “Living Classroom” field trips (1st-12 grade)! SCA was honored to speak to…

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Upcoming Events

SCA Fundraising Committee

Wednesday, August 14, 2024
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Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring

Monday, August 19, 2024

SCA Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring work on PRIMARY TRIBUTARY STREAMS will take place on the third Monday of the month ALL Day – April…

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Who We Are

The Selkirk Conservation Alliance (SCA) is a 501(c)3 nonpartisan environmental nonprofit organization founded in 1986. SCA is one of north Idaho’s oldest environmental nonprofits and has been working to protect the land, air, forests, wetlands, wildlife and WATER of the lower Selkirk Mountains and Priest Lake Watershed (over 1.75 million acres) for the past 36 years.

Featured Project

Selkirk Campground Safety Projects

From 2012 through 2014, the SCA worked with several eagle scout candidates and boy scout troops to install 16 bear proof food storage lockers in state and federal campgrounds around Priest Lake. Funding, project management, and logistical support for these projects was provided by the Equinox Foundation, Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative, the Defenders of Wildlife,…

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