Cleanup set April 6 at Swan Falls Dam
Kevin Kern, a volunteer reservist with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is leading the annual spring cleanup in the area and is seeking volunteers to help. Volunteers will meet at the dam's parking lot at 9 a.m. The cleanup will go until 1 or 2 p.m.
For more information, email email@example.com or call 850-8261.
Public access closed on C.J. Strike Dam
Idaho Power has closed public access to the face of the dam and the spillway near Grand View, citing security and public safety.
Access was restricted last year due to sturgeon-population monitoring, and later because of repairs made to a spill gate. Idaho Power decided to permanently close access to the dam and spill gate, company officials said.
Rail jam at Dollar Mountain Saturday; pond skim Sunday
CandyGrind and Sun Valley Resort will present a spring rail jam at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 30 at Dollar Mountain's Rail Yard.
Entry is free with registration at Carol's Dollar Mountain ticket window. On Easter, March 31, Dollar's last day of the season will be celebrated with a pond skim. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the event beginning at 10 a.m. There will be music and an outdoor food service on Sunday.
Bogus plans end-of-season holiday party Sunday
The Holiday Mish Mash Party on Sunday, March 31 will feature spring skiing, outdoor music and a scavenger hunt. Anyone dressed in a costume will ski free, and Easter bunnies also will get a free cocoa.
If conditions allow, Bogus will open for a Guest Appreciation Weekend on April 6-7, but March 31 is still the closing party.
Idaho Fish and Game plans online chat about elk plan
The agency will conduct the chat from 7 to 9 p.m., April 10-11 about the ongoing elk management plan revision. F&G officials will be part of the chat to answer questions about the plan's revision process or other questions that pertain to elk management or elk hunting.
To connect, go to fishandgame.idaho.gov and click on the link in the bottom center of the page.
Fish and Game also plans a series of regional open house meetings during April and May. The times and locations will be announced as soon as they are set.