Wanna keep Idaho wild? Check out this press release for an event this weekend:

Wild Idaho North! “KEEPING NORTH IDAHO NATURAL” Saturday, October 4,
2008, Sandpoint

Sponsored by Idaho Conservation League, call 208-265-9565 for
information or www.wildidaho.org, reservations required.

Come visit with experts in conservation, planning and natural
resources about how we can protect our natural areas as North Idaho
grows.

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· The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness in partnership with Jim
Quinn at the Timberstand Gallery in Sandpoint and Kally Thurman at the
Outskirts Gallery in Hope, ID, will host two dozen artists at the 1st
Annual Scotchman Plein Air Paint Out & Art Sale Oct 9-11th, 2008. Our
regional artists will take brush and palette to Nature as they capture
on canvas the magical colors and lights of Fall that abound in our
local wilderness.

On Friday morning Oct 10th starting at 9AM, the public will be invited
to observe the painters in action at the Jenkins on Elliot Bay (follow
Sagle Rd to Camp Bay Rd. Turn right and follow the signs). Completed
plein air art will be available for purchase on Friday, Oct 10th, from
5-8PM at the Timberstand Gallery at 3rd and Cedar in Sandpoint
(208-263-7748). A second art sale will be held in historic Hope, ID,
(12 miles from Sandpoint on Hwy 200) at the Outskirts Gallery located
in the Hope Market Café from 2-7PM (208-264-5379). Art purchases will
help ensure the legacy of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness for our
future generations.

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· Global Warming Speaker Series. Friends of the Scotchman Peaks
Wilderness will sponsor a presentation on wilderness and climate
change Tuesday October 28th at 6 p.m. at the East Bonner County
Library. Thomas H. Deluca, a senior forest ecologist with The
Wilderness Society, will present Adapting to Climate Change: The
Importance of Wilderness in an Uncertain World as part of a series on
the regional impacts of climate change and ways to tackle the
challenge. For more information, contact Carol Jenkins at 208-265-9204

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