Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

McCall Outdoor Conversations

Join us at Barn Owl Bookstore for the first fall installment of Outdoor Conversations and a fascinating dialogue.  McCall author of Bound for the Backcountry, Richard Holm, has investigated the DC-3 Forest Service crash into the Selway River in 1979.  He will share his research data and insights with the audience, and use audience questions and comments to help provide structure to the outline he intends to use to write the book on this topic.  Holm has interviewed survivors, visited the crash site, and thoroughly reviewed historical documentation of this tragic event.  

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Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR

The Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation is proud to present Mountainfilm on Tour! This one-night event features a selection of the amazing films shown at thi's years annual Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, CO. Raffle items include Winter and Summer McCall packages, YETI cooler and accessories, Patagonia products, cool clothing, PROOF eyewear, travel gear and much more! Title Sponsors include: Holiday Inn Express/McCall, 28th St. Barre, YETI. Beverages provided by Payette Brewing Co.

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Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

McCall Outdoor Conversations

Dan Noakes is a 33 year-old McCall local who hiked the Idaho Centennial Trail in the summer of 2018. He is a professional video animator and owner of Motifize. He published his ICT thru-hike experience with a video series featured on his YouTube Channel.   Dan will share insights into taking on such a hike, answer questions from the audience, and present video highlights of his experience.  Be prepared for an evening of high adventure!

 

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Boise Outdoor Conversations
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Boise Outdoor Conversations

Join us at Boise's Rediscovered Book Shop for an evening with author Carolyn White.  Her conversation will center on her newest book, Bricks Underneath a Hoop Skirt.  The book is " a humorous, heart-warming, and educational account of life in the rugged, Salmon River backcountry, written by a woman who chose to live and thrive as a modern-day pioneer".  Carolyn is currently living in Colorado, and writes for several magazines, including IDAHO magazine.

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Feb
3
6:00 PM18:00

12th Annual Winter Gathering & Fundraiser

Please join us for an evening of fun, friends, and fundraising!

Keynote Speaker - Morris Uebelacker "Wild Archaeological Places" - River Guide, Professor Emeritus Central Washington University

Live Music - Wagon Wheel Band - Sarah Swett, Flora & Clem Binninger

Silent Auction, Basket Raffle - River rescue gear: local art, carvings, framed photos, ceramics, handknits and weavings; outdoor gear for kids; local wines and beers; fishing and float trips; rafting, stock, fishing and backpack gear; trout and steelhead flies; theater tickets; meals at local restaurants and more!

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Feb
2
5:00 PM17:00

Moscow Volunteer Info & Registration Event

Our 2018 Projects are posted!  SBFC will be hosting a Volunteer Information and Registration event on Friday, February 2 in Moscow, Idaho @ Slice & Biscuit.  Please join us for a fun evening and lots of information on how you can spend your vacation in the Idaho and Montana Wilderness giving back to your land!

Slice and Biscuit   125 E 2nd St
Moscow, Idaho 83843

 

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Nov
16
6:30 PM18:30

MCCALL - Outdoor Conversations @ Payette Dream

The Frank-Church River of No Return Wilderness, due to its hard to reach remote location, often creates an experience of solitude and rugged beauty for its visitors. Unknown to many, landscapes in the Wilderness once supported bustling mining towns and an extensive network of telephone communications and lookouts that were there to help defend public lands from wildfires during WWII Payette National Forest archaeologist, Dr. Morgan Zedalis, will be sharing stories that accompany these historic landmarks in the “Frank”. In addition, she will be inviting a discussion on the interest in recreational tourism for historic sites and ideas for creating educational and interpretive information for visitors while maintaining Wilderness character.   

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Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Mountainfilm on Tour

MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR is a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films.  The tour will soon visit Boise, ID at the Egyptian Theater on Thursday, October 19, 2017.   Enjoy films that will explore the themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.  www.mountainfilm.org

 

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Kegs 4 Kause - Payette Brewing - Boise, ID
Jun
5
5:00 PM17:00

Kegs 4 Kause - Payette Brewing - Boise, ID

Every Monday, Payette Brewing donates 50% of proceeds from beer sales in the tap room to the selected nonprofit of the evening. Nonprofits must have current 501(c)3 status from the IRS and able to show proof of designation. The tap room is open 5-10pm on Mondays and any draft beer sales during that time will count towards the organization’s total donation. The tap room is open to the public and anyone who enjoys a beer on Monday at the brewery will be helping your organization. The brewery is now an all-ages establishment due to a recent law change. 

Music by:  "Friday Night Jam" 6:00-8:00 pm - pre-show and post show by Taylor Martin Gibson (aka Creamer-Jones-Sturmak).

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Address: 733 South Pioneer Street, Boise, ID 83702 Time: 5:00 – 10:00 pm What: 50% of proceeds from beer sales are donated. Merchandise, wine and keg sales are excluded. 

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LOVE YOUR TRAILS
Jun
1
5:30 PM17:30

LOVE YOUR TRAILS

Please join Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation, ICL, Idaho Trails Association, and the city of Boise’s Ridge to Rivers crew for First Thursday at Idaho Mountain Touring. We will fill you in on volunteer opportunities in all parts of the state of Idaho, including trail clearing, adopt-a-trail and wilderness stewardship programs. This is a great way to get outside, get involved, and give back to YOUR public lands!

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May
4
12:01 AM00:01

Missoula or Montana Gives

If you're an Montana resident visit the Missoula Gives or Montana Gives Website.  

https://www.missoulagives.org/organizations/selway-bitterroot-frank-church-foundation-98206cd6-4796-42d2-981b-bfb8e1f3ae87

We appreciate your help in covering some of our necessary expenses for our volunteer trail crews.  Donate $28 (to cover two meals for one volunteer) or up to $150 to cover crosscut saw sharpening.  Plus a variety of donation amounts in between.

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Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

Outdoor Conversations

IDAHO WILDERNESS CONSIDERED

Authors and Collaborators will come together to discuss the book they co-wrote, "Idaho Wilderness Considered". This new book, published by the Idaho Humanities Council, looks at Idaho's most wild places. The book includes personal accounts, stories about Idaho politics, and historical perspectives on what makes Idaho's wilderness so special.

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Feb
4
6:00 PM18:00

11th Annual Winter Gathering & Fundraiser

Please Join us for an evening of fun, friends, and fundraising!    Keynote speaker is Rifka Helton "My Father's Idaho".  Live music will be performed by the Wagon Wheel Band - Sarah Swett, Flora & Clem Binninger.

Silent & Live Auctions and Basket Raffle:  Doug Cox Saddle, Trek road bike, local wines & beers, fishing and float trips, framed photographs and art, carvings, ceramics, handknits and weavings by local artists, rafting, stock, fishing and backpack gear, trout and steelhead flies, theater tickets, meals at local restaurants, and more!
 
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Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

OUTDOOR READING SERIES - author Doug Tims - "Merciless Eden"

Join Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation and Rediscovered Books for an evening of stories with Doug Tims author of "Merciless Eden: A River of No Return wilderness homestead, both beautiful and brutal, and the history of the pioneers who sought to tame this Merciless Eden".

"All failed until Joe Zaunmiller, a son of German immigrants, marshaled his pioneer skills to share the bounty of the wilderness with others. A restless hellcat from Texas, fleeing the law and an outlaw husband, barges into this Eden on the river to make it her own. Perched on the bleeding edge between civilization and the wild, Campbell's Ferry Ranch witnesses the battle over where America will stop development and preserve this vestige of paradise for generations to come. In the long and fascinating history of the Salmon River land on which Campbell's Ferry sits, men and women have been lured, coaxed and persuaded to claim it and tame it. One by one, these strong, wily and dedicated souls have fallen in love with it, then lost the battle, and sometimes their minds, trying to survive it."

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Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

Moscow Monday @ Montgomery Distillery

Montgomery Distillery supports the community by hosting Moscow Mondays.  $1 from each cocktail purchased between noon and 8pm will go to the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation.  Join us, learn more about what we do, and support our stewardship efforts in the Selway-Bitterroot and Frank Church Wilderness areas.

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Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

OUTDOOR READING SERIES - author Dick Williams - "Notes from the Cockpit: A Mountain Pilot's Perspective"

Join the Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation and Rediscovered Books as they host Author of "Notes from the Cockpit: A Mountain Pilot's Perspective", Dick Williams.  Dick will share a few of the many riveting, warm, and hysterical stories of his experiences in the Idaho backcountry - stories that are included in his book. Just when you think you've heard it all, there's more.........it's not possible to make this stuff up!

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