Upper Snake River boating on Snake River Idaho

An area known for its world-class fishing and other great recreational opportunities, the Snake River attracts thousands of tourists from around the world each year.  But the beauty of this area also brings the desire for development, which threatens the… Read More

Japanese-American Internment Camp Preservation Initiative: Minidoka Barracks at Minidoka Japanese Internment Camp

At the start of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the forced relocation and incarceration of Japanese-Americans to internment camps. About 120,000 people were interned during the war; families were forced to leave their… Read More

City Of Rocks National Reserve Rock climber at City of Rocks

Visitors to the City of Rocks National Reserve in south central Idaho will find a striking landscape with unparalleled opportunities for rock climbing, hiking, camping, wildlife watching and other forms of outdoor recreation. The remarkable granite spires found here date back more than 2.5 billion… Read More


Mark Elsbree
Mark Elsbree Sun Valley, ID
(208) 726-4419

Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Northwest Director Mark Elsbree has been with the Fund since 1998 and currently works in the Sun Valley, Idaho office. Elsbree directs our conservation efforts in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. He holds a B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College.