Engage the public in southern Selkirk resource and land management issues through cooperation, scientific inquiry, education and economic diversity.
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.
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.
Traffic on the thoroughfare appears to have increased substantially since SCA first started keeping records back in 2009 (the USFS first studied recreational use in the region in 1996). The SCA has participated in various breakwater repair permit reviews and calls for dredging since 1993. We are currently represented on the 2016-2017 review committee by…