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Middle Fork of the Salmon Trip

Join Sandpoint-based Middle Fork River Tours for a five-day trip through the Heart of Idaho in the 2.3 million acre Frank Church Wilderness. You’ll enjoy luxurious camping, breathtaking scenery, fun whitewater, world class fishing, and gourmet foods! Trip dates are August 29 – September 2 for your journey down the Middle Fork of the Salmon

“Take a Seat” by Jenn Ellison

A beautiful custom artwork by local artist Jenn Ellison.

Pine Street Woods Picnic

Join Kaniksu Land Trust for a gourmet picnic for eight in Pine Street Woods. KLT will provide food and beverages, and a guided hike in the woods – date to be arranged with the winner.

Mule Deer

Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) along with the white-tailed deer, are one of the most common large mammals in north Idaho and northwest Montana. The mule deer is named for the shape of its ears, which resemble those of the domestic mule. It is ear shape, along with black-tipped tails and differing antler pattern, which distinguishes the
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Take a Seat for Youth Education!

Join Kaniksu Land Trust on June 5 for a fundraiser to benefit youth education programs at Pine Street Woods. You’ll learn more about KLT’s current education programs, as well as the exciting new programs which will take place at Pine Street Woods. We’ll have a variety “seats” up for auction, including a scenic flight in

Float the Salmon River!

Explore one of Idaho’s most pristine rivers! Join Sandpoint-based Middle Fork River Tours for a five-day trip through the Heart of Idaho in the 2.3 million acre Frank Church Wilderness. You’ll enjoy luxurious camping, breathtaking scenery, fun whitewater, world class fishing, and gourmet foods!    KLT has just 8 seats available for the August 29

BioBlitz & Mammal Mini-Camp

Join KLT for our third Annual BioBlitz! This year we’ll be exploring biodiversity at the University of Idaho’s new Organic Agriculture Center on North Boyer, near Schweitzer Mountain Road. Our 2019 BioBlitz will begin at 12:00 pm on Friday, June 7 and will continue for 24 hours. We’ll examine various types of life on the
black chinned humming bird in flight

Black-Chinned Hummingbird

The Black-Chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) is one of several hummingbird species native to our area. Male black-chinned hummingbirds can be identified by their black face and chin, with a purple throat band. Both the male and female have a metallic green back with a white abdomen. Like most hummingbirds, they have a long, slender beak.
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Equinox Walk in Pine Street Woods

Join KLT staff for a walk in Pine Street Woods to celebrate the Spring Equinox! We’ll be meeting in the late afternoon on March 20 for a short walk to mark the official first day of Spring. Sign-up is required, please use the form below. Fill out my LGL form!
painted turtle with head in shell held in one hand

Western Painted Turtle

The Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) is the only turtle native to North Idaho. The painted turtle, which has four subspecies, is native to most of the US as well as parts of Canada and Mexico. Fossils show that the painted turtle has existed for over 15 million years, and has developed several interesting
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Adult WildCrafting: Basket Weaving

Join KLT education staff for an evening of Adult WildCrafting on March 15. We’ll be learning about the basics of basket weaving, using reeds and rope. The cost for this event is $25, which includes all materials, as well as snacks and beverages – both beer and non-alcoholic options. This event is limited to those
children shelling acorns using stone hammers

WildCrafting Winter 2019

We will be offering two five-week sessions of WildCrafting again this winter. Session One will take place January 15 – February 13, and Session Two will take place February 26 – March 27. Classes will be offered on Tuesday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm and on Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Classes are held
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