In 2016, with the help of your contributions and our community partners, the ERC accomplished the following:

Youth Education
  • Conducted 40+ youth-focused programs (10 more than last year!).
  • Hired Alisa McGowan as the ERC's full-time Program Director to oversee programming.
Pesticide Action  
  • Co-hosted a spring weed workshop focused on chemical alternatives for noxious weed control.
  • Hired two interns: one to assist in maintaining the Insectary, and the other, to collect and map data on the effects of non-chemical weed control throughout the valley.
Recycling Outreach & Action   
  • Facilitated and provided recycling bins to 40 community events (22 more than last year!).
  • Partnered with the City of Ketchum and Blaine County on recycling initiatives.
Pick Up for the Planet (PUP)  
  • Provided weekly maintenance and supplied free dog waste bags to 16 trailheads valley-wide.
  • Diverted 250 33-gallon bags of dog waste from trailheads (50 more bags than last year!).
Connecting People to Nature 
  • Conducted 40+ community outreach programs (20 more than last year!).
  • Led a five-month Environmental Book Series program at The Community Library.

Thank you to the following individuals, businesses, and foundations that donated to the ERC from November 1, 2015 - November 25, 2016: 

*Every effort was taken to create a complete and accurate list of gifts; however, if you discover an error or omission, please pardon our error and let us know so we can correct it:
Our programs would not be possible without you.
Thank you for your generous support of the ERC! 

Environmental Resource Center
PO Box 819
Ketchum, ID 83340

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471 Washington Avenue N
Ketchum, ID 83340