Biodynamic Gardening Group

490 Flume Creek Rd., Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  255-2706
Email: jlmccallan@yahoo.com

Mission/Activities:  Holistic organic gardening practices inspired by Dr. Rudolf Steiner: workshops, seed exchanges, demonstrations
Founded: 2008    Annual Budget: $100    Members: 15  Employees: 0
Proportion tax funded: 0%

Contacts:
Julie McCallan 255-2706; 490 Flume Creek Rd, Spt
Merla Barberie, 1251 Rolling Thunder Ridge, Sandpoint;  263-0366

Updated:  2016

Bonner County Fair Association

P O Box 47 Ponderay, ID 83852
Phone:  263-8414
Website:  www.co.bonner.id.us/fairgrounds/index.html
E-mail: bonnercountyfair@intermaxnetworks.com

Mission/Activities:  To organize county fair and manage and rent fairground facilities at 4203 N Boyer
Founded:  1927    Annual Budget:      Members:

Contacts:
Rhonda Livingstone, PO Box 47, Ponderay 83852,  263-8414
Tim Cary, PO Box 47, Ponderay 83852,  263-8414
Gail Curless  263-4633

Reviewed/updated:  2013

Bonner County Gardeners Association

401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite F, Ponderay, ID 83852
Phone:  265-2070
E-mail: bcgardeners@gmail.com
Website:  www.bcgardeners.org

Mission/Activities:  Classes, workshops, clinics, community beautification, plant sales, tours
Founded: 2011     Annual Budget:  $ 4,000    Members: 96  Employees:Proportion tax funded: 0%

Contacts: Cindy Hayes, 263-1104, cmhayes63@gmail.com
Gordon Fish, fishgo185@gmail.com
Gail Swan  263-0181
Penny Barton,610-1493

Updated:  2017

Bonner General Hospital Auxiliary

520 N. 3rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  263-1441
Web site: www.bonnergeneral.org/giving/auxiliary
E-mail: margoaj1939@gmail.com

Mission/Activities:  Reception, gift shop, records, pharmacy, post-surgery assistance, escorting patients, scholarship aid for hospital staff
Founded:  1949    Annual Budget:  $ 4,000    Members:  50   Employees: 0

Contacts:
Margo Johnson, 723 Whiskeyjack Cir., Sandpoint  265-0402
Kim Courser, 265-3329; kim.courser@bonnergeneral.com
Wanda Franquero, (208) 610-1560

Reviewed/updated:  2014

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness

323 N 1st St., Sandpoint, Idaho
Mail: PO Box 2061, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  946-9127
Website:  www.scotchmanpeaks.org
Email:  info@scotchmanpeaks.org

Mission/Activities:  Protection of 88,000 acres of Idaho-Montana wilderness; maps, guided hikes, trail construction, youth programs
Founded:  2005    Annual Budget:  $ 193,000
Members (supporters):  7,000    Employees: 5
Proportion tax-funded: 0%

Contacts:  Phil Hough  946-9127
Carol Jenkins, 1464 Glengary Bay Rd., Sagle  265-9204
Jacob Styer, 20 Larsen Ranch Ln., Sandpoint,  828-989-8095, jacobstyer@yahoo.com

Updated:  2016

Friends of the Clark Fork Library

PO Box 219, Clark Fork, ID 83811
Phone:  266-1321
Email: R.risingsun@Hotmail.com

Mission/Activities:  Book sales; improve library facilities
Founded:  1986    Annual Budget:  $ 500    Members:  8      Employees: 0

Contacts:  Diane Newcomer  266-1336
Sharon Wallace  266-1598

Reviewed/updated:  2015

Friends of the East Bonner County Library (FOL)

The Library, 1407 Cedar St., Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  263-6930
Website:
Email: jmlyding@fmail.com

Mission/Activities:  Books sales, fundraising for East Bonner County Library, speaker programs each first Thursday
Founded:  1989    Annual Budget: $9,600      Employees: 0  Members:  100

Contacts: Judy Lyding, jmlyding@gmail.com
Pat Ramsey, 265-0511
Ilene Bell  263-0835
Marty Bowne, 478 Oden Bay Dr., Sandpoint  263-1530

Reviewed/updated:  2015

Friends of the Mickinnick Trail

PO Box 913, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  290-1973

Mission/Activities:  Maintains the Mickinnick Trail on Greenhorn Mountain
Founded:      Annual Budget:      Members:

Contacts:
Jan Griffitts, PO Box 913, Sandpoint  290-1973

Reviewed/updated:  2013

Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society

PO Box 1092, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  263-8970
Website:  www.nativeplantsociety.org
Email:  president@nativeplantsociety.org

Mission/Activities:  Field trips, lectures, beautification, arboretum in Lakeview Park (demonstration garden)
Founded:  1997    Annual Budget:  $ 12,000    Members:  148 Employees: 0
Short-term volunteer opportunities:  Working on landscape projects; care of gardens

Contacts:
Gail Bolin 111 Gun Club Rd, Sagle  ID 83860, 263-8747
Eileen Atkisson, 324 S. Boyer Ave., Sandpoint  263-3835
Janice DeBaun 263-8970

Reviewed/updated:  2013

Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club

PO Box 1589, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  448-1365
Email: president@lpoic.org
Web site: www.LPOIC.org

Mission/Activities: Represents fishing enthusiasts on issues of Lake Pend Oreille level, water quality, hatcheries; runs yearly spring and fall fishing derbies.
Founded:  1947    Annual Budget:  $ 69,000    Members:  300   Employees: 0

Contacts: Barbara Gillespie, 448-1365, 290-3249
Dale Green, 263-8904
Clint Nicholson 263-3573, Clint@Keokee.com
Dave Gillespie, 448-1365

Updated:  2016

Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper

PO Box 732, Sandpoint, ID 83864
109b First Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208-597-7188
Website: www.lakependoreillewaterkeeper.org
Email: info@lakependoreillewaterkeeper.org

Mission/activities: Projects and advocacy to protect water quality of Lake Pend Oreille.

Founded: 2009     Budget:                Members: 400     Employees: 4

Contacts:  Shannon Williamson, 597-7188
Kelsey Brasseur, 597-7188
Steve Holt, 255-7740
Chris Hecht, 263-0800

Updated: 2015

 

North Idaho Bikeways

80 West View Place, Sagle, ID 83860
Phone:  263-1149
Website:  www.northidahobikeways.com
Email:  123donate@northidahobikeways.com

Mission/Activities:  To facilitate the development of bike trails in Bonner Co.
Founded:  1995    Annual Budget:  $ 2,000    Members:  10

Contacts:
Robert Carlson, 80 West View Place, Sagle, ID 83860  263-1149
David Reska  263-0515
Terry McConnaughey, PO Box 644, Sandpoint  263-8810

Reviewed/updated:  2007

Panhandle Animal Shelter & Thrift Store

870 Kootenai Cutoff Rd., Ponderay, ID 83852
Phone:  265-7297
Website:  www.pasidaho.org
Email:  info@pasidaho.org

Mission/Activities:  Animal shelter; thrift store
Founded:  1988    Annual Budget:  $600,000    Members:  800   Employees: 23
Short-term volunteer opportunities:  Walking dogs, cleaning cages

Contacts:  Mandy Evans, 265-7297
Christy Hicks, 265-7297
Christy Jones, 265-7297
Elizabeth Willey, 1395 Rolling Thunder Ridge, Sandpoint  263-4788

Reviewed/updated:  2015

Panida Theater

300 N 1st Street, Sandpoint
PO Box 1981, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  263-9191
Website:  www.panida.org
Email:  panida@nidaho.net

Mission/Activities:  Funds and manages the Panida Theater, venue for films, concerts, plays
Founded:  1985    Annual Budget:  $ 227,000    Members:  100 Employees: 3

Contacts: Patricia Walker White, 263-9191
Dan Deshon, 214 W Pacific, Spt, 263-3994
Susan Bates-Harbuck, 263-6930, ex 251
 Updated:  2016

Selkirk Crest Chapter of the Rocky Mt. Elk Foundation

608 Meadowlark Lane, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 406-370-8352
Website:  www.rmef.org
E-mail: Jwold@rmef.org

Mission/Activities:  Promote wildlife by buying, improving critical habitat; reintroduce elk in native habitats; fund-raising dinners
Founded:  1984    Annual Budget:  $ 37,000   Employees: 1     Members:  350

Contacts:
Jared Wold, 406-370-8352
Mike Morgenstern, 608 Meadowlark Lane, Sandpoint  255-8546
John Mace, 255-4320
Reviewed/updated:  2014

The Northern Idaho Wolf Alliance (NIWA)

1594 E. Yellow Pine, Athol, ID 83801
Phone: 208-818-8737
Email:  snobr9@aol.com

Mission/Activities:  Protection of wolves through education and advocacy
Founded:  2008    Annual Budget:  $ 0    Members:  20  Employees: 0

Contacts: Ann Sydow, 208-818-8737
Ken Fischman, 703 A St., Sandpoint  265-8580
Updated:  2015

Trout Unlimited, Panhandle Chapter

P O Box 247, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone:  255-7928
Web site: www.panhandletu.org
E-mail: panhandletu@gmail.com

Mission/Activities: Supports projects to protect trout and salmon fisheries; teaching/training
Founded:  1980    Annual Budget:  $ 17,000    Members:  250

Contacts:
Don Childress 610 Bodenstein Rd, Sandpoint  255-7928
Jeff Rouleau, 267-7010
Pete Renkert 208-448-9978

Reviewed/updated:  2014