PLT News

Request for Artist Proposals: 2023 BIG HEART

Request for Artist Proposals: 2023 BIG HEART

Project Description: Payette Land Trust is looking for an artist to bedazzle/embellish/paint/beautify/decorate the Second Annual Big Heart - a large unpainted heart sculpture - in the theme of “Conserving the Heart of Idaho.” The heart will be displayed at various...

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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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Inaugural “Conserving the Heart” Exhibition Announced 

Inaugural “Conserving the Heart” Exhibition Announced 

What does Conserving the Heart of Idaho mean to you? Payette Land Trust asked this of local artists and received a number of thoughtful submissions. In March one artist, Colleen Hanley-Prior, was chosen to paint the first Conserving the Heart of Idaho heart sculpture,...

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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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