PLT News

Cougar Island Auction Update

Cougar Island Auction Update

The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) held the auction for Cougar Island on Wednesday, August 14th at the Water’s Edge Event Center in Eagle. Members from the United Payette Cougar Island Task Force and Steering Committee were there along with Payette Land Trust...

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Cougar Island Update

Cougar Island Update

COUGAR ISLAND AUCTION CONSERVATION STRATEGY Threat. The sale of Cougar Island poses the threat of privatization and development, which would diminish the viewsheds on the lake, end historic use enjoyed by generations, threaten water quality in Payette Lake and...

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PLT Welcomes Board Member, Jennifer Duplisea

PLT Welcomes Board Member, Jennifer Duplisea

Payette Land Trust is proud to announce Jen Duplisea as our newest addition to the board of directors. Jen brings a wide range of skills which will compliment and expand the diversity of the current board. More about Jen and the rest of the PLT Team >>  

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Hunt for the Heart

Hunt for the Heart

The inaugural Conserving the Heart of Idaho "Hunt for the Heart" is now underway! The 4 foot fiberglass heart painted by local artist, Colleen Hanley-Prior will be moving around the McCall area this summer.   HUNT FOR THE HEART INFO  

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SNEAK PEAK: Heart in Progress

PLT Annual Conservation Day BBQ DATE: Saturday, June 18 TIME: 3:30-8:30pm LOCATION: Activity Barn, Moonridge Dr, McCall Learn how you can get involved with conservation in our community. And check out local artist Colleen...

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An Interview with Artist Colleen Hanley-Prior

An Interview with Artist Colleen Hanley-Prior

Colleen Hanley-Prior was selected to paint the inaugural Conserving the Heart of Idaho sculpture. We asked her to share a little bit about herself and the project. 1) What is your vision for the heart? Colleen: My vision is to express the deep, vivid and strong...

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Annual Conservation Days BBQ June 18!

Annual Conservation Days BBQ June 18!

Save the date! PLT's annual Conservations Days BBQ is Saturday, June 18. Live Music, Food, Beverages, Conservation Poetry Reading, and the Big Heart Unveil...More information coming soon!  

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Idaho Climate-Economy Impacts Assessment, May 13, 2022

Idaho Climate-Economy Impacts Assessment, May 13, 2022

The Idaho Climate-Economy Impacts Assessment was released by the McClure Center - University of Idaho in December 2021. Payette Land Trust's Executive Director, Craig Utter, participated in this project as a member of the Advisory Board. The assessment is a...

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PLT Welcomes Board Member, Ryan Thomasson

PLT Welcomes Board Member, Ryan Thomasson

Ryan has a degree in Industrial Technology Management and has worked in multiple states for a diverse set of companies. Wherever Ryan has settled he has taken the time to become an active member of the community. In Seattle he sat as the vice president for his...

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WEBINAR: UNITED PAYETTE PLAN OVERVIEW AND PLT UPDATE

WEBINAR: UNITED PAYETTE PLAN OVERVIEW AND PLT UPDATE

Payette Land Trust Executive Director, Craig Utter hosted an open Webinar to discuss the United Payette’s plan for working with IDL on area Endowment Lands. Click on the link below to view the entire webinar. The first 11 minutes is a video, “Song of the Land: Harmony...

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