Make a difference in our community.
Support the ERC in our 26th year!
For a full list of our current programs, please visit our
In 2018, the ERC celebrated its 25th anniversary. W
e commissioned a short film to honor this special milestone.
Interested in staying involved with the ERC?
Volunteers are needed for summer programs and events!
or 208.726.4333 if you are interested in volunteering.
Show your support for the ERC by sporting a trucker hat or baseball cap. Both are $20.
Party for the Planet
Celebrate our 3rd Annual Street Party
Join the ERC for our 3rd annual
Street Party for the Planet
Saturday, June 22 from
5:00-8:00pm on Washington Avenue between 4th and 5th streets in Ketchum.
Celebrate the ERC's work and our local environment by enjoying bites from local restaurants,
Wood River Sustainability Center
, and Rickshaw, while dancing with DJ Diva
and playing family-friendly lawn games. Snow cones will be available from
Ice Shaved Sun Valley
. Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase, and ERC staff, board, and program information will be there too!
Enter to win a drawing for awesome door prizes, including:
July Gallery Walk
City of Rocks Exhibit by Poo Wright-Pulliam
The ERC will be open during the
Sun Valley Gallery Association's
Gallery Walk on Friday, July 5 from 5:00-8:00pm
(471 Washington Ave, Ketchum).
This exhibit will feature watercolor paintings by local artist
inspired by her experience as the artist-in-residence at
City of Rocks National Reserve
in the spring of 2018. The above painting of a Woodhouse's Scrub Jay is a "teaser" - come see the finished painting on July 5.
Wright-Pulliam is an award-winning artist. In 2016, she had one piece featured at the United States Botanical Garden in their show "
Flora of the National Parks - A Celebration for the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks 2016".
Complimentary beverages will be provided. We hope to see you there!
Calling all rising 5th-9th graders! Join us this summer for our overnight
EcoCamps. This year, we are offering two, week-long sessions:
- Discovering Wild Idaho: July 15-19, 2019 - Rising 5th and 6th grade students.
- Environmental Leadership: July 22-26, 2019 - Rising 7th-9th grade students.
There are limited spaces and scholarships remaining, so register now! Click
to register. Scholarship information is available on our
Help Develop a Regional Green Business Program
Are you a local business owner? If so, your input would be greatly appreciated, as several nonprofit and governmental groups explore the possibility of creating a
Regional Green Business Program
. Please fill out this quick
and help us spread the word! Thank you in advance!
Trail Clean Up
Student Groups Make an Impact
Check out this
in the Idaho Mountain Express about the students' efforts.
Dog waste has negative environmental, health, and aesthetic impacts.
For more information on the ERC's PUP program, click
Clean Sweep 2019, A HUGE Success!
Our 25th annual Clean Sweep was on Saturday, May 4. Over 215 people of all ages picked up 150 bags of trash valley-wide! Thank you to everyone who did their part to keep our valley healthy and beautiful!
Check out this wonderful Idaho Mountain Express preview on the event and this great post-event summary.
A special thanks to ALL of our sponsors, without whom, this event would not happen on the scale that it does!
Save the Dates
More 2019 Programs You Don't Want to Miss
Summer is here and we are so excited for all of the upcoming ERC events! Keep an eye on this newsletter and our
for additional happenings!
Thank you for supporting the ERC's mission of providing education and inspiring action to cultivate a healthy environment in Idaho's Wood River Valley.
Our work is not possible without
you - we are incredibly grateful for your support!