Idaho Master Naturalist Series for 2016

By May 2, 2016 Events

This year’s Idaho Master Naturalist Series is another great one.

Here’s a rundown of the four-part series:

Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  10:30 am – 12:00. 

Idaho Master Naturalists

Winter ecology snowshoe with Susan Kranz, Interpretive Specialist at the SNRA.  Learn about animals and plants in winter, tracking, and adaptations.  Meet at the SNRA headquarters.  Call 727-5000 for more information.


Friday, May 20, 2016.  1:00 – 4:00 pm

Bird Migration and Conservation with Terry Rich, former BLM Partners in Flight program coordinator.  Terry will discuss the current status of regional conservation efforts and what you can do to help with those efforts.  Meet at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden and bring birding gear for late afternoon birding.  Call Chris Gertschen, 309-0901 for more information.


Friday, June 10, 2016.  9:00 am – 12:00. 

Fire and restoration ecology with Deb Taylor and Josh Switzer of the Forest Service Ketchum Ranger District.  Learn about recent fire events in the Wood River Valley and restoration projects.  Meet at the Greenhorn trailhead.  For more information, call Keri York at Wood River Land Trust for more information at 788-3947 or Deb Taylor at the Ketchum Ranger District at 622-5371.


Tuesday, June 21, 2016. 9:00 – 4:00 pm.

Snapshot of Central Idaho Geology with Idaho State University geologist Dr. Glenn Thackray.  Trip will involve 5 mile one-way hike to Baker Lake on a developed trail (rated easy to moderate), and some off-trail hiking at the lake.  We will look at rocks and landforms that form a microcosm of Idaho geologic history, all in one small area around Baker Lake.  Meet at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden.  Call 726-9358 for more information.

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