KLT Blog

Wild Creatures I Have Known

Join KLT, Idaho Conservation League and American Heritage Wildlife Foundation for an evening of wildlife photography with Jerry L. Ferrara.  February 22, at 3:00 and 6:00 pm, Panida’s Little Theater. Tickets are $5 each, and can be purchased using the form below. For over forty years, professional wildlife and nature photographer, Jerry Ferrara, has explored
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bald eagle in flight across blue sky

Bald Eagle

The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is one of the most recognizable birds in the world, as it is the American national bird. Bald eagles can be found throughout the North American continent at various times of the year, although their breeding grounds are fairly limited. The subspecies found in our area, and the rest of 
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snowshoe hare looking at the camera with snow falling

Snowshoe Hare

Snowshoe hares (lepus americanus) are named for their oversize hind feet, which allow them to travel easily in the snow, and are one of North Idaho’s native mammal species. Snowshoe hares are mostly nocturnal, so you are much more likely to see their distinctive tracks, than the animal itself. During the winter, snowshoe hares change
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skade's jumping slug on a log

Skade’s Slug

North Idaho’s Newest Species: A big congratulations goes out to local biologists Michael Lucid and Lacey Robinson who discovered a new species of slug recently! They named the slug hemphillia skadei, or Skade’s slug for their daughter Skade, who is herself named for the Norse goddess of winter, skiing and bow hunting. To learn more about
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Non-Cash Donations

There are many ways you can support the Kaniksu Land Trust, aside from making a cash donation: Appreciated Securities. Donating appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds is quick and simple and may provide you with significant tax benefits. Please contact KLT for instruction on making gifts of appreciated securities. Life Insurance Gifts. Name KLT as a

Planned Giving

As you consider financial and estate planning, please consider the Kaniksu Land Trust (KLT). These techniques can provide you tax savings while providing KLT revenue to fund our land conservation programs. Below are some of the most commonly used planned giving techniques. These should be discussed with your financial planner, accountant and/or an estate planning attorney,

Brews for Views

Join Kaniksu Land Trust at the Idaho Pour Authority on January 23 at 5:00 pm for Brews for Views: an evening of fun and fundraising! We’ll have raffles, silent auction items, live music by Marty Perron and Doug Bond, plus great beer from 12 String Brewery. We’ll see you there!
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children snow tubing at Schweitzer Mountain

Winter Fun Day

Join KLT Education Staff for a winter play day! We’ll spend the day exploring the joy of playing and learning in the snow, including snowshoeing and tubing! January 4, 2019 from 9:30 – 4:30 Ages 8-12  Meet at the parking lot at the base of Schweitzer  Wear appropriate winter snow gear, and warm boots Lunch
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Adult WildCrafting Evening

Join KLT education staff for an evening of Adult WildCrafting on January 11. We’ll be making several different crafts, including birch bark sheaths, dogsbane and yucca cordage, black walnut buttons and necklaces as well as doing some drawing with black walnut ink. The cost for this event is $25, which includes all materials, as well
several people hiking in Pine Street Woods

Green Friday Hike

Register NOW for our Green Friday Hike and discover all Pine Street Woods has to offer our community! On Friday November 23, join  us for a sneak peek at the future Pine Street Woods property. Walk off that Thanksgiving dinner on this beautiful property, and learn all about your future favorite place to play outside.
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Ties to the Land Workshop

Join Kaniksu Land Trust and Montana State University Extension Services for the award-winning “Ties to the Land” Workshop. This guided discussion will help you and your family begin to discuss succession planning- the human side of estate planning—focusing on ways to maintain family ties to the land from generation to generation, building awareness of key
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WildCrafting Fall 2018

We will be offering two five-week sessions of WildCrafting this fall. Session One will take place October 1-30, and Session Two will take place November 12 – December 11. Classes will be offered on either Monday or Tuesday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Classes are held in the Winter Ridge Education Building, located next to
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