Welcome to IEF's Forum Shorts consisting of concise, relevant, and important video segments featuring topics important to Idaho's environment.
Episode 014 ~ October 2023
Stream & Habitat Restoration Summit
IEF’s Jared Talley is joined by Josh White with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
to discuss a stream and habitat restoration workshop he hosted with
Idaho Fish and Game, including the role of beaver in restoration.
Episode 013 ~ August 2023
U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
IEF’s Jared Talley is joined by Dr. Sam Werth with the U.S. Roundtable
for Sustainable Beef to discuss their annual meeting held
in Boise and Dr. Werth’s lifelong love for cows.
Episode 012 ~ July 2023
Re-creating Public Land Recreation
IEF’s Jared Talley is joined by Dr. Emily Wakild with the Andrus Centerat Boise State University
to discuss their conference on re-creating public land recreation
across multiple jurisdictional boundaries.
Episode 011 ~ August 2022
IEF's Jen Schneider is joined by IEF's newest Board Member Jared Talley, PhD
to discuss Collaborative Governance. Learn more about the process and
challenges of coordinating different stakeholders to make decisions together for
land and natural resource management in the West.
Episode 010 ~ June 2022
IMAGINE A WEST WITHOUT FENCES
IEF's Tim Murphy is joined by Dr. Karen Launchbaugh and Mike Guerry
to discuss current research being done by the University of Idaho on replacing
physical barbed wire with virtual fences to manage cattle movement.
Episode 009 ~ December 2021
WEATHERING CHANGE IN WILDFIRE
IEF Board Member Tim Murphy welcomes four experts in the world of wildfire,
including the legendary Beth Lund, for a discussion on how fighting wildfire has changed
for women, families, & lifestyles; and with technology, the environment, & urban development.
Episode 008 ~ October 28, 2021
IDAHO WATER OUTLOOK
IEF Board Members Scott Pugrud and Braden Jensen discuss the current state of
water in Idaho and take a look at the outlook for water in the coming months with
Idaho Department of Water Resources hydrologist David Hoekema
and Paul Arrington with the Idaho Water Users Association.
Episode 007 ~ May 27, 2021
RECREATION IN THE AGE OF COVID-19
IEF Board Member Tim Murphy looks back on the increase in public land use in Idaho in the
2020 summer season, and forward to what land managers expect in 2021.
Boise National Forest's Danelle Highfill, Idaho Power's Fred Noland, and BLM's Tanya Thrift join him.
Episode 006 ~ December 2020
THE GREAT AMERICAN OUTDOORS ACT
IEF Board Member Andy Brunelle discusses the effects the Great American Outdoors Act
will have on public lands with The Nature Conservancy's Kari Kostka
and Trout Unlimited's Steve Moyer.
Episode 005 ~ November 2020
BOISE'S NEW CLIMATE ACTION DIVISION
IEF Board Member Marie Calloway Kellner discusses the City of Boise's plans to take action
addressing climate change with the city's recently named Climate Action Manager, Steve Hubble.
Episode 004 ~ September 2020
LATINA FARMWORKER WELL-BEING
IEF Board Member Jen Schneider is joined by faculty and a PhD student from Boise State
University to discuss their recent research report on the well-being of Latina farmworkers.
Episode 003 ~ July 2020
THE REORGANIZATION OF THE BLM
IEF Board Member Tim Murphy speaks with former directors of the Bureau of Land Management
Bob Abbey and Jim Caswell about the recent reorganization of
the BLM by the Department of the Interior.
Episode 002 ~ June 2020
FROM IDAHO TO MARS
IEF Board Member Elli Brown discusses Idaho's history with NASA and space exploration
via the work conducted at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and looks forward to
INL's involement in the 2020 Mars Perseverence mission.
Episode 001 ~ May 2020
IDAHO AGRICULTURE & COVID-19
IEF Board Members Brandy Wilson & Braden Jensen speak with Idaho Farm Bureau's Zak Miller
on the effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Idaho Agriculture.