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Idaho's Disappearing Farm & Ranch Lands: A Looming Crisis?

December 3, 2019

11:45 pm

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1:15 pm

Idaho Environmental Forum, Hoff Building, Crystal Ballroom, 802 W. Bannock Street, Boise, ID

Join us on December 3rd to hear local, regional, and national experts discuss what the loss of agricultural lands in urban and rural areas will mean to human and natural environments, and how we can work together to keep them in production--working--for the benefit of people AND natural resources.

Our guest speakers are:

Amos Eno, former Nixon/Ford Administration official in the Dep't of Interior. President of LandCan, whose mission is to promote the protection of endangered species, farms, forests, wetlands, and other open spaces by empowering landowners to make smart, sustainable decisions about their land.

Merrill Beyeler, former Idaho State Representative, working lands advocate, Lemhi Land Trust Board member, and rancher, Leadore, ID.

Josie Erskine, Ada County Soil and Water Conservation District manager, working lands stewardship and preservation advocate, Peaceful Belly Farm, Caldwell, ID.

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