Parma gun club hosts Grand Nationals July 26-29
The Parma Rod and Gun Club and MGM Targets of Caldwell is hosting the Grand National Man on Man Shoot-off. Its an exciting event for spectators (bring ear and eye protection). Its like bowling with handguns with two shooters racing to see who can knock down steel plates first. Matches run 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 7:30 to noon on Saturday. For details go to mgmtargets-grandnats.com, for driving directions go to parmarng.org.
Warren Wagon Road to close for culvert removal
The U.S. Forest Service will replace the culvert 2 miles east of Warren. The road will be closed at 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, through Aug. 14. Foot traffic will be allowed. The closure will block access to the South Fork of the Salmon River from the junction of Warren Wagon Road and Pony Meadows Road No. 359 and at Warren Summit. For details call Will Perry at 634-0767.
TRAPPING, RATTLESNAKES AND DOGS
Traps and snake avoidance training Aug. 11
Hunters and other dog owners can attend a Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Day and also a Trap Awareness Seminar at Veterans Memorial Park in Boise. For details go to snakeavoidance.org.
The combined events will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost of the rattlesnake training is $40 per dog and the trap awareness seminar is free. The trap awareness seminar is designed for anyone who takes their dogs to the Boise Foothills, other outlying areas and even the Greenbelt. Reservations are recommended for snake training. Call 463-2304. For trapping seminar details call 465-8465.