Western States, Idaho included, are grappling with the threat of a summer drought. How much snow is currently on our mountains and what are the water supply forecasts for 2014? How can we track the data and craft informed policies to improve conservation effort? To learn how staff from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service are doing exactly that–helping build a greener Idaho check out the podcast HERE. Host Remington Buyer will be speaking with NRCS staff members Ron Abramovich about snow surveys and water supply forecasts, as well as Kris Berg who will cover conservation programs in the Gem State.