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OR BOTH!

Everyone’s voice is important, and your help is needed when it comes to preserving the quality of Idaho's Crown Jewel.

The lake, as you know it, is under threat by the Idaho Fish and Game Department’s proposed “Siphon.”

 

The Siphon is a project that plans to take cold water, from the depths of Priest Lake, through a partially buried, 5 ft. diameter, 7,500-8,000 ft. (or longer) pipe, by-passing the waters natural flow patterns/volumes of the Outlet Bay/Channel, in an attempt to cool the 40 plus miles of Priest River. This ill-conceived project, IDFG thinks, will cool the river enough to develop what they call a “high value fishery,” a fishery that they believe will draw more fishing people visits to Priest River, ultimately benefiting the local economy.

For many reasons this project needs to be stopped! The scarce and valuable IDFG resources being used on this project need to be directed to more productive programs that will better benefit the sports people, citizens and visitors to the great State of Idaho.

 

YOU CAN HELP BY EMAILING, WRITING, CONTACTING SOME OR ALL OF THE F0LLOWING 

Governor Brad Little - governor@gov.idaho.gov

Senator Jim Woodward - jwoodward@senate.idaho.gov

State Representative Heather Scott hscott@house.idaho.gov
 

IDAHO FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

Chairman, Idaho Fish and Game Commission;

Greg Cameron -

MagicValley.Commissioner@idfg.idaho.gov


Commissioner Panhandle Region;

Dave Bobbitt - 

panhandle.commissioner@idfg.idaho.gov

 

Director Ed Schriever - ed.schriever@idfg.idaho.gov

 

IDFG Panhandle Region Supervisor Carson Watkins    
email:  carson.watkins@idfg.idaho.gov

Deputy Director IDFG -

scott.reinecker@idfg.idaho.gov


OTHERS

Director, Department of Lands; Duston Miller - 

dmiller@idl.idaho.gov

Chairman, Idaho Water Resource Board; Jeff Raybould - 

jeff@raybouldbros.com

Director, Idaho Water Resources; Gary Spackman -gary.spackman@idwr.idaho.gov

Area Manager, Priest Lake Supervisory Area;
Dan Brown DBrown@idl.idaho.gov

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Stop the Priest Lake Siphon

P.O. Box 462

Nordman, ID. 83848

The Committee to Stop the Priest Lake Siphon is 100% voluntary.  Financial support is necessary however, to pay the expenses for the following - a  consultant advising the committee on legislative and regulatory matters that relate to Idaho water resources, and access to key contacts; fees associated with creating and registering a non-profit in Idaho, and printing expenses.  

 

Costs related to the creation and management of the website and social media, have been paid by the two

Priest Lake cabin owner associations (WPLCO and PLCOA).  

 

The Committee is determined to oppose this IDFG effort until an alternative is offered that does not put the lake itself in harms way.  Our effort may be costly, and it may take many months or years. 

 

The health of the Priest Lake is worth it !!

PRIEST LAKE , IDAHO

StopthePriestLakeSiphon@gmail.com