Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper

Lake Coeur d'Alene is a natural lake in the Idaho Panhandle, with its northern end located in the city of the same name. It spans 25 miles long, ranges from 1 to 3 miles wide and has over 109 miles of shoreline. Lake Coeur d'Alene is a popular tourist site for many people during the summer, offering great beaches and scenic views. A seasonal hobby of some local residents is viewing the bald eagles as they feed on the kokanee in the lake.

As a longtime resident of North Idaho, Lisa Manning is committed to the community and protecting its abundance of natural resources and wildlife. Working closely with local conservation and environmental groups, Lisa brings a connection with her region in a collaborative and leadership capacity. Having served on the Inland Northwest Land Conservancy land trust and currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC), she brings a broad and diverse perspective.Lisa’s background in water quality with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, along with outdoor experiential and environmental education, plus leadership consulting, compliments her role as Lake Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper. Lisa and her family are preserving wildlife, water and forests on their property that also serves as a leadership retreat nestled between mountains and Cougar Creek, a tributary to Lake Coeur d’Alene. Lisa enjoys kayaking, hiking and backcountry skiing throughout the Pacific Northwest and nearby Canada.    


206 East Indiana Ave., #112
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814