Sustainable Idaho

Tuesday mornings at 7:35 am

Sustainable Idaho explores locally important sustainability topics. Considering the three key pillars of sustainability, the economic, society, and the environmental, Sustainable Idaho explores why aspects of sustainability matters to Idahoans. 

Sustainable Idaho is a partnership between ISU's Sustainability Club and the Portneuf Resource Council.  Hosts for Sustainable Idaho are Scott Greeves and Rachel McGovern. Organization, planning, and technical assistance for the program from Linda Engle, engllin2@isu.edu. Contact us with your ideas at SustainableClub@isu.edu. You can find out more about the Portneuf Resource Council at www.facebook.com/PortneufResourceCouncil/  Email: PRC4RE@gmail.com 

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This week on Sustainable Idaho, Scott and Rachel conclude their five-part mini-series on Salmon in Idaho. Mike Larkin, retired Idaho Fish and Game Biologist, brings attention to what is being done to help restore Salmon populations and how climate change ties into this conversation.


Russ Thurow

Jan 5, 2021
Russ in his natural habitat

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For Sustainable Idaho's investigation of Salmon in Idaho, co-hosts Rachel McGovern and Scott Greeves speak to Russ Thurow. Russ is a Fisheries Research Scientist for the U.S Forest Service. We discuss the current management techniques and their challenges, contextualize the current Salmon population against historical numbers and look to the future for Salmon in Idaho.  


Russ Thurow releases a fish

This week on Sustainable Idaho, we talk to Russ Thurow, a Fisheries Research Scientist for the U.S Forest Service. We discuss the current management techniques and their challenges, contextualize the current Salmon population against historical numbers and look to the future for Salmon in Idaho.  


Diana Yupe

Dec 14, 2020
USDA Forest Service, Diana Yupe

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For Sustainable Idaho's investigation of Salmon in Idaho, co-hosts Rachel McGovern and Scott Greeves speak to Diana Yupe. Diana is a Native American interpreter for the USDA Forest Service and is an expert in relationship between Salmon and Indigenous culture. 

USDA Forest Service. Diana Yupe educates others on Native American history.

This week on Sustainable Idaho, Scott and Rachel speak again to Diana Yupe, a Native American interpreter and Salmon expert for the U.S Forest Service, about the cultural significance of Salmon to indigenous populations. Scott and Rachel discover that successful Salmon recovery will require multiple components of sustainablity, and that for Native people, this topic is representative of a bigger issue. 


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