A new study measuring the benefits of open space conservation
shows the Boise Foothills generated $11.9 million in
ecosystem services, direct use, health values and social cohesion
Open Land Utility: A Study of Conservation, Ecosystem Services, and
Recreation in Boise, Idaho was written by Niall Garrahan, a
junior at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
Garrahan received a grant from the James Monroe Scholar Program to
visit Boise, conduct interviews, and gather data in summer
The Boise Foothills Levy passed with 59 percent support in May
2001. A property tax in 2002 and 2003 raised $10 million for land
conservation efforts in the foothills. The Foothills Conservation
Advisory Committee provides recommendations to City Council. Twelve
members meet monthly to discuss acquisitions and conservation
Serial Levy Conserved Properties
Below is a list of serial levy conserved properties. The
links include a map of the area and a brief description of cost,
acreage and the value to conservation.
Serial Levy Conserved
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The City of Boise is dedicated to enhancing Boise's quality of life by working in
partnership with the community to foster and support citizen well being and healthy
BOISE 150 commemorates the 150th anniversary of the city's founding.
A partnership formed with the vision of preserving the Boise Foothills and trail
Ensures youth of Boise access to affordable, quality, and engaging out-of school
A sustainable Boise program.
Identifies advantages of doing business in the City of Boise.
Explore our wild community, develop a sense of place, and discover the lessons in