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Pine Street Woods Benefit

May 31, 2018 5:00-7:30 pm Heartwood Center 615 Oak Street, Sandpoint Tickets are $25   Ticket price includes one complimentary drink and hors d’oeuvres A cash bar will be available Online ticket sales have closed. If you would like to join us this evening, tickets will be available at the door.
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Camp Kaniksu 2018 Registration

Camp Kaniksu is back for more fun outside in 2018! Session One: Ages 6-9, June 11-15 Session Two: Ages 9-12, June 18-22 Session Three: Ages 6-9, June 25-29 $80 per session, full and partial scholarships are available. Camp Kaniksu will be held at the University of Idaho property on Boyer Ave in Sandpoint. Lunch will
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A Walk in Pine Street Woods

Register NOW for a Walk in the Woods and discover all Pine Street Woods will offer our community! Members of the Pine Street Woods team will lead scenic walks – and bike rides- on the future Pine Street Woods property. Sign up to join a guided visit today!   Saturday, May 26 at 10AM  A
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Earth Day Dance Odyssey

You are invited to begin your Earth Day Weekend on the dance floor with a very special tribute to the forest that grows within our community. People and forests share in the freedom of diversity and also in the power of oneness. The Soul Motion ® Conscious Dance Practice is a supportive environment to explore
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Cinco de Mayo

Save the date for Leadership Sandpoint’s Cinco de Mayo fundraising event, held on May 5th, 4:30 – 8:30 pm at Trinity at City Beach. Proceeds benefit Kaniksu Land Trust’s Pine Street Woods and Angels Over Sandpoint. Lots of fun to be had: live music, auction, raffles, taco bar games and drinks! Looking forward to see
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Friday Night Pints

Join us on April 13 at the 219 Lounge for Friday Night Pints to support Kaniksu Land Trust! $1 of each featured beer sold will be donated to KLT, so come down, have a beer or two and support our work to provide places to play outside! A huge thank you to Ninkasi Brewing Company
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Fly Fishing Film Tour

THOMPSON FALLS __ Explore the world of fly fishing, from Honduras to Alaska, Dubai to Africa, without leaving Sanders County, during the 12th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour, coming to the Rex Theater in downtown Thompson Falls on April 28. This is the first year the international film festival has landed in Thompson Falls, and
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Spring WildCrafting

WildCrafting is a KLT out-of-school program that engages kids to be creative using natural materials and simple hand tools. During the winter, time spent out in nature decreases for many kids so we bring a little nature to them.  This comes in the form of birch bark, ocean spray shoots, red osier, dogbane, salmon skins,
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Osprey of North Idaho

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Wayne Melquist, who has studied osprey in our region for decades, who will be speaking on the natural history of this iconic bird and future challenges related to its conservation. Wayne’s talk will cover the general ecology of the osprey, ospreys in Idaho and factors that have affected the birds,
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Of Woodsmen and Woodpeckers

John and Gail Underwood were relative youngsters when they stumbled upon their dream property near Hope in 1965: a forested acreage to tend together throughout their lives. Now that this land has been permanently protected by a conservation agreement with KLT, it will always serve as a working forest while providing homes to all manner
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Beer, Birch and Blades

Join us for our first Adult WildCrafting event: an Intro to Carving and Weaving.  Saturday, February 10, 5:00 pm. $25 per person. At the Winter Ridge Education Center in Sandpoint. Explore wood-working and birch bark weaving with the WildCraft crew. Snacks and craft beers from Winter Ridge, as well as non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Must
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Have you ever been surprised by a giant, nocturnal, water-dwelling rodent while out exploring the woods? One with webbed feet and self-sharpening teeth akin to miniature chainsaws? -Its not a  sci-fi monster, but rather our very own North American Beaver. On a site visit to one of KLT’s easements in October, Land Conservation Specialist Regan
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