Taking Action for Responsible Pesticide Use

Thank you to everyone who submitted comments to the Idaho Department of Agriculture regarding the rules governing pesticides. Your voice is a critical part of this process!

Dear Idaho Officials, Do Better

Dear Idaho Governor and State Officials, Idaho Organization of Resource Councils appreciates the work you have done to keep our communities safe in this uncertain time. However, there are many workers that keep our state running that haven’t been provided … Continued

A letter from IORC Board Chair, Christina Stucker-Gassi

Hello fellow IORC members! It’s been another exciting year of seizing opportunity for our organization to move towards realizing our shared vision. Since I haven’t gotten the chance to directly connect with many of you, I want to share some … Continued

Visioning for the Year Ahead

Many people don’t start creating new years resolutions until it’s time to buy a new calendar but the staff at Idaho Organization of Resource Councils began planning for 2020 with plenty more time. In early December the staff gathered in … Continued

Solarize Pocatello

Solarize Pocatello, a clean energy campaign of the Portneuf Resource Council, is modeled after a national Solarize program that has run in communities around the country. Solarize was started in Portland in 2009. There are now more than 30 states … Continued

Press Release: IORC Issues Farm Bill Statement

Contact: Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger, Carl Van Slyke at cvanslyke63@gmail.com, Idaho Organization of Resource Councils, Breland Draper, (208) 991-4451, bdraper@iorcinfo.org   Advocacy Groups Say House Version of the Farm Bill is a Leap in the Wrong Direction Boise, ID (June … Continued

Are We Protecting Our Drinking Water?

By Muriel Roberts Portneuf Resource Council (PRC) and the Pocatello League of Women Voters co-sponsored a community forum entitled Are We Protecting Our Drinking Water? PRC member Shannon Ansley, Sue Skinner, PRC Environmental Policy Advisor, and Harold Hargraves, Pocatello City … Continued

Grassroots Lobbying Makes a Difference

By Liz Roberts Oil and gas has been a concern ever since I learned that state-owned minerals located in the city of Eagle (where I live) had been leased to an oil and gas company.  I was, and still am, … Continued