Boise River Water Trail

The Boise River beckons to floaters, but what’s the river like in the less-traveled sections? Boise River canoeist and author of the Guide to Canoeing the Boise River Tom Chelstrom has teamed up with photographer and…

Vote YES on Clean Water and Open Space levy

Do you love Boise and want to continue the city’s efforts to protect our clean water, open spaces, and local wildlife habitat?  Make your voice heard by voting YES on the Clean Water and Open Spaces…

Summer Boise River Events

Get out and enjoy the Boise River this summer!  The Boise River Park is a great place to visit.  You’ll be entertained by the acrobatic moves of kayakers, surfers and standup paddle boarders at all daylight…

The Ever Changing Boise River Channel

Join Idaho Rivers United and the Garden City Library for a presentation by Boise State University Associate Professor of Geosciences Jen Pierce. Jen will present the fascinating story of the Boise River channel. In last 150…

Water Efficiency Delivers Water

In this arid climate, Treasure Valley communities depend on three Boise River reservoirs that together provide nearly a million acre feet of water storage. The storage is usually adequate to meet the need for irrigation water,…

Boise City’s New Online Nature Guide is Picture Perfect

Treasure Valley parks and river areas are full of fascinating plants and animals, and the Boise City Department of Parks and Recreation and Environmental Educations program just made it easier and more fun to learn all…

Readers Share – Where’s the River?

Where’s the Boise River?  Sign the Boise River Pledge and tell us!   “In my tomatoes, in my drinking water, in my lawn, in my shower, in my dog.” Caile “It’s in the heart of this…

Idaho Rivers United fights mining exploration in headwaters

Idaho Families for Clean Water Submits Comments on Supplemental Environmental Assessment September 2013: Idaho Families for Clean Water – a coalition of groups and individuals including Idaho Rivers United – submitted detailed comments to the Boise…