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Our mission is to conserve nature close to home in southwestern Idaho.

 

The Land Trust identifies lands with special natural, scenic, recreational and agricultural values, and works with willing landowners to conserve these lands through acquisition, easement, education, and good stewardship.

 

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Hillside to the Hollow is no doubt a dog lovers dream, a place where Fido is welcome to roam free and where responsible dog owners enjoy nature close to home.

Enter a photo of your dog into our photo contest and your pup could be featured in our 2015 Hillside to the Hollow Hounds Calendar!

A portion of the proceeds from the...

Thank you to all of the amazing volunteers that helped maintain the trails at Harrison Hollow! Y'all are awesome!

2014 Harrison Hollow Trail Crew Volunteers:

Brittany Jones

Conrad and Kirk Jackson

Amy Dahl

Mike Edwards

Rick Erickson

Steve Noyes

Nate Isaak...

Annual Dinner and Auction Benefit
Quail Hollow Golf Course (New Venue this year!)
Saturday, September 6th - 5:30-9:00pm
Featured Performance by Bill Coffey
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Thank you to the volunteers who helped with 2014 spring trail maintenance on Watchman!

2014 Watchman Trail Volunteers:

Bill Freeman
Chuck & Vera Rasmussen
Tom & Riley Blasiak
Greg Unruh
Dwight Allen
Brenton Kidder
Trejchel Smith
Brekk Bass
Gabriel...

Participants share their ideas in groups at the May 28th workshop

Citizens Generate Ideas for Hillside to Hollow Area

The Land Trust of the Treasure Valley and Boise City each purchased separate parcels of land which make up the 319 acre Hillside to the Hollow nature area which now must be cared for.  A Master Site Plan is needed to guide stewardship of the protected lands.

Over 90 citizens...

Stack Rock Trail Vounteers group photo

Stack Rock is an icon of the Treasure Valley and has been a destination for recreationists for decades.  In 2013, the Land Trust secured a trail easement across private land to Stack Rock. 

Until 2013, the only public trails access was over 9 miles long from Bogus Basin Ski Resort – too far for most hikers, and there was a problem with many people cutting through private land without...

Payette Brewing Co. logo

Thank you to Payette Brewing Co. for Hosting the Land Trust for Kegs4Kause on June 2nd, 2014! It was a blast!

Thank you to everyone who came out for some barley pops for open space!

Perkins Nature Area photo

Duane Perkins and his wife Anna owned property on Eagle Island since the 1960's.  At over 90 years old, Mr. Perkins decided to protect his land forever as a nature area.  The Land Trust is honored to be the trustee of this parcel and the recipient of his confidence that we will uphold his desire for a nature area.  A management plan is in process and the opportunity to utilize the parcel as an...

Thank you to all the volunteers who joined the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley and friends of Table Rock to give this valley icon a scrub down!

This Table Rock Restoration Project is an effort to reduce the graffiti and general impacts from inappropriate use. On Saturday May 3rd, 2014, we continued the graffiti removal that was started in 2013 and cleaned up trash....

All-weather trail in Harrison Hollow Nature Area

An all-weather trail in the Harrison Hollow Nature Area provides a great spot to recreate during fall and spring showers.  Volunteers and staff improved the main trail with all-weather materials (compacted gravel) to make the trail usable when other trails are muddy.  Users have shared their enthusiasm for this all-season access to the nature area.  Thanks to REI, Inc. and Boise City for...

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