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SPECIAL WATERSHED WEEKEND!

The opening for the Boise WaterShed River Campus is Saturday, April 15th, 10:00 – 1:00. Join us and experience new exhibits, the largest collection of public art in Idaho, and our newly renovated Exhibit Hall.

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2017 Water Reuse Conference

As part of the conference, K-12 students in Idaho, Washington and Oregon are invited to compete in a water art and poetry contest as part of the 2017 Water Reuse Conference, May 17th and 18th in Boise. To read more and enter visit: http://www.deq.idaho.gov/media/60179480/water-reuse-conference-contest.pdf The contest theme is Water’s Memories – A Drop of Water Never Dies, […]

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BWE In The News!

The Geothermal Resources Council printed an article in the Bulletin, Jan/Feb 2017, about The Heat Beneath Your Feet, our planned exhibit about Boise’s sustainable geothermal resource. We thank Ian Crawford, GRC’s Communications Director, for his help in promoting donations toward this highly creative exhibit.

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Our Water May Be Older Than the Earth Itself

“Earth is old. The sun is old. But do you know what may be even older than both? Water.” An interesting article in the New York Times, notes speculation that the drinking water in your glass may have come from cosmic ice specks before our sun burned. We know that the water we have now, is all […]

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How Does Water Fit In Our Rapidly Growing Region?

Watering Idaho – a series of reports by Boise Public Radio KVSX News. This six-part series answers questions about this essential resource: http://boisestatepublicradio.org/topic/watering-idaho

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Idaho Commission on the Arts

We are happy to announce that Idaho Commission on the Arts, with the National Endowment for the Arts, has awarded Boise WaterShed Exhibits $6,663 to help fund the anamorphic floor painting for our planned Geothermal Exhibit, The Heat Beneath Your Feet. This gift will help fund an artist to design and paint a three dimensional […]

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In Idaho, Our Economy Depends On Water

KTVB.COM BOISE — It’s not cliche to say water is the lifeblood of Idaho. And nowhere in the state is that more true than in the high-desert, highly-populated region of the Treasure Valley. It’s a commodity that is counted on daily, especially as we get into the summer months. As we keep a constant eye […]

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Water is Life

Water is Life. It’s the briny broth of our origins, the pounding circulatory system of the world. We stake our civilizations on the coasts and mighty rivers. Our deepest dread is the threat of having too little – or too much.     – Barbara Kingsolver

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Dan Snow Comes to Boise

Dan Snow is dry stone artist specializing in site-generated, or locally sourced, natural materials. His dry stone constructions have included pillars, staircases and arch bridges along with more complex creations such as garden follies, and grottoes, as well as environmental art pieces. He has authored two books that tell the story of our heritage in […]

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Thank You Whole Foods!

A team from Whole Foods Market came out to the Boise WaterShed September 23rd to donate service hours. Twenty volunteers cleared false indigo, an invasive plant, from our outdoor classroom at the Boise River. They worked hard and cleared an amazing area of land! An invasive species is one that is non-native to our ecosystem and […]

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