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March Coordinating Team Meeting

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Wednesday March 9th, 2022,  6-8 pm,  via  Zoom All members are invited to the BREN Coordinating Team meetings.  If you'd like to participate, please email and we'll send you the Zoom link.    

32nd Idaho Water Quality Workshop

Presented by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.  This workshop is free, and attendance is in person or on-line. To register click here.

Riverside Chat: Snow Science and the Boise Watershed.

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Peter Youngblood, hydrologist at the National Resources Conservation Service will be talking about snow science in the Boise River watershed. The NRCS uses a network of snow telemetry (Sno-Tel) sensors to understand our snow pack and determine how much water will be contributed to the river. Peter will talk about his field work, illustrate what […]


Earth Day Litter Clean Up

This year BREN and Golden Eagle Audubon will be helping Mother Earth by picking up litter around the Barber Pools. You can join us by registering at the link below.

Celebrate Idaho Gives with BREN

Join us for an evening by the river with the Boise River Enhancement Network, Golden Eagle Audubon Society, Boise Valley Fly Fishers, and Idaho Whitewater Association in support of Idaho Gives! The party will be at Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, Sweet Gum #4 on April 29th from 6:00-9:00pm. We'll have refreshments, fly casting lessons, birding and plant tours, coloring contests, […]

Its Idaho Gives Week – Please Donate to BREN!

Idaho Gives week is May 2-5th.  This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year and we have generous donors willing to match up to $1300.  Please help us make our match! Visit Idaho Gives or donate through this website.  Give to Boise River Enhancement Network Inc | Idaho Gives

Riverside Chat: Irrigation and Urbanization

Join BREN and Brent Orton, director of Public Works at the city of Caldwell for a Riverside Chat. We will be discussing how irrigation has changed and been affected by increased urbanization in the valley. Register at the zoom link:

Become a Master Water Steward Class

The workshop includes a 3-hour classroom session and a 4-hour hands-on field session at the Boise River. Learn about habitat, biological, chemical and physical stream assessments. $40.00. Register Here

Riverside Chat: Crayfish Mercury Project

Join us for a Riverside Chat as University of Idaho graduate student Tate Libuano discusses the Mercury Crayfish Project.  This multi-year project looks at levels of mercury in the river using crayfish.  Zoom registration link can be found here.  

Crayfish Mercury Project

BREN will once again be collaborating with the University of Idaho to collect crayfish for the mercury study.  We will be meeting Saturday August 27th to catch crayfish from the Boise River.  This is a family friendly event but be aware that these crayfish will not be returned to the river.  More info will be […]