Portneuf Valley in SE Idaho

Portneuf Valley in SE Idaho

Pocatello is a mid-sized city poised to expand along the length of the Portneuf River. Our research will inform community leaders and decision-makers how to develop ecosystem services in concert with urban expansion, in a way best suited to current community values. It will also provide a means of formulating discussion so that scientists, policy-makers, and the general public can effectively communicate. Pocatello has a population of 85,000 with ~1% annual growth. Urban expansion upstream and into the foothills is replacing farming and grazing. The city has a Comprehensive Plan to emphasize healthy lifestyles, business growth, and outdoor recreation. Stakeholder groups include government, business, and community activist groups.

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Cristina Quintas Soriano

Cristina Quintas Soriano

Antonio J. Castro

Antonio J. Castro

Colden Baxter

Colden Baxter

Katrina Running

Katrina Running

Morey Burnham

Morey Burnham

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