SEJ's 30th Annual Conference, Boise, ID, Sept. 23-27, 2020



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Idaho bridges more than the continental divide:

A red state with a streak of bright purple, Idaho banks on tech, recreation and agriculture. Its history of logging, ranching and mining has left a complicated legacy on its awe-inspiring landscape. In Boise, America’s fastest growing city, you can ski and golf on the same winter day. But the challenges and opportunities facing state and tribal governments are familiar: urban sprawl, limited resources, energy sources, and conserving the wild for future generations.

Come and see for yourself:

  • How Boise balances growth and conservation
  • GOP politicians and Millennial voters
  • Protecting vs. using public lands
  • Climate change and carbon farming
  • Ranching and wolves
  • Grazing and sage grouse
  • Nuclear waste and national parks
  • Puget Sound orcas, Columbia-Snake River dams and Idaho salmon

Join Society of Environmental Journalists and our host, Boise State University, in September 2020 for a jam-packed election year agenda!

Conference co-chairs:

Rocky Barker, Retired Daily Environmental Reporter

Christy George, Freelance Radio News Editor


Protocols for SEJ Annual Conferences (how to get your proposal considered):

  • For SEJ members: The deadline will likely be in February to submit your proposal for a panel session at our 30th Annual Conference in Boise in September 2020. Details will be posted here when available. Please include a draft title and speaker ideas if you have them.
  • For non-members.