AP-ID–Idaho Enterprise Digest,ADVISORY, ID

Here are the Idaho enterprise and outdoors stories for this week. The bureau can be reached at 208-343-1894. The photo supervisor is at (415) 495-1708 or (212) 621-1900.

Idaho Enterprise for March. 11-12

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RESILIENCE MAPS-NATIVE SPECIES

BOISE — A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in the Pacific Northwest most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands through use-limiting easements or outright purchases. By Keith Ridler. 600 words. With AP photos. Moving Sunday for Monday.

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TRUCK CONVERSION CLASS

Students at the Community School in Sun Valley have been raising funds researching and working nights and weekends in hopes of turning a 1997 Chevy S10 into an electric vehicle. The Idaho Mountain Express reports that after months of work, the high school environmental science class has a working truck. By Madelyn Beck of the Idaho Mountain Express. UPCOMING: 621 words moving in advance for the weekend.

HOMELESS SHELTERS

TWIN FALLS — Despite a strong economy and low unemployment rates, many south-central Idaho school districts see an increasing number of homeless students. The Times-News reports that as a result, many school districts are looking at homelessness differently. By Julie Wootten of the Times-News. UPCOMING: 2054 words sent in advance for the weekend.