Funding Conservation in Idaho: A Survey of Federal, State & Local Resources Assisting Conservation on Private Lands

107 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2015  

Stephen R. Miller

University of Idaho College of Law - Boise

Date Written: June 25, 2015

Abstract

The purpose of this publication is to provide a guide to the most common funding resources available for conservation on private land in Idaho. Conservation funding sources discussed include: North American Wetlands Conservation Act; Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund; Partners for Fish and Wildlife Fund; Recovery Land Acquisition Grants; Land and Water Conservation Fund; National Fish Passage Program; Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation; Environmental Quality Incentives Program; Forest Legacy Program; the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program โ€“ Agricultural Land Easements; Agricultural Conservation Easement Program โ€“ Wetland Reserve Easements; Bonneville Power Administration โ€“ Wildlife Mitigation; Conservation Stewardship Program; Clean Water Act ยง 319 Funds; Boise City Foothills Levy; and Blaine County Land, Water and Wildlife Program.

The publication also introduces the major federal and state agencies, as well as most land trusts, working on private land conservation efforts in Idaho.

This publication was a project of the Unversity of Idaho College of Law Economic Development Clinic in association with the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts.

Keywords: conservation, easement, agriculture, ranching, open space, land use

Suggested Citation

Miller, Stephen R., Funding Conservation in Idaho: A Survey of Federal, State & Local Resources Assisting Conservation on Private Lands (June 25, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2619453

Stephen R. Miller (Contact Author)

University of Idaho College of Law - Boise ( email )

514 W. Jefferson St
Boise, ID 83702
United States
208-364-4559 (Phone)
208-344-2176 (Fax)

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