Idaho youth turkey hunt starts April 8
The general youth turkey hunt runs Monday through April 14, and general turkey season opens on April 15. Hunters who are 10 to 15 years old on April 8 may hunt in the general youth season. All young hunters must have a valid hunting license.
Youth hunters must be accompanied by a licensed adult hunter who is 18 or older. They must stay close enough to be within normal conversation or hearing range without shouting or the aid of electronic devices.
The general spring turkey season opens April 15 and run through May 25. To see open units and more information about turkey hunting, check the Upland Game brochure, or go to fishandgame.idaho.gov.
Hunters must have a valid Idaho hunting license and turkey tag. They may buy two turkey tags - one general and one extra tag - for the spring season.
Resident adults pay $19.75 for the first tag and $12.25 for an extra tag. Discounted tags for youth, seniors and disabled veterans are $10.75. Nonresident turkey tags cost $80, except for junior mentored tags priced at $19.75.
Sun Valley to stay open until April 14, Brundage April 7
A healthy snow base and lots of spring skiing will keep Brundage Mountain at McCall open through Sunday, April 7.
Brundage Mountain plans to celebrate the final week of the ski season with an eight-day event, "Customer Appreciation Days."
That's when 2012-13 Brundage season-pass holders can bring a friend for free each day. For details go to Brundage.com.
Sun Valley Resort will have 10 lifts operating on Bald Mountain through April 7.
Lifts running will be River Run, Roundhouse Gondola, Christmas, Lookout Express, Frenchman's, Challenger, Greyhawk, Seattle Ridge, Mayday and Kinderspielplatz.
From April 8 through April 14, Christmas and Challenger will be in operation. In addition, for the last weekend, April 13-14, Greyhawk lift will be open.
For updated information, go to sunvalley.com or call (800) 635-4150.
Open house planned for April 4
The Boise Foothills Open Space Management Plan will be discussed from 4-7 p.m. at Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd., in the first floor Foothills training room.
Management area topics include:
Develop funding proposals to supplement limited resources for programs and projects.
Enhance the public involvement process and environmental education programs.
Preserve existing public lands and create connectivity between these properties.
Acquire additional open space as appropriate to agency mission and function.
Ensure public safety and wildfire concerns are met through cost-effective and coordinated efforts in the Foothills.
To view the recommendations online, go to http://bit.ly/10dico2.
A survey is available at surveymonkey.com/s/TQV6MH2.
An updated plan is expected to be completed by late summer.
For details, contact Julia Grant, Foothills open space manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 493-2533.
Apply for moose, sheep, goat hunts
Hunters can apply at Fish and Game offices or license vendors, or with a credit card by telephone or online. For details, go to fishandgame.idaho.gov.
Cleanup planned along Snake River
A trash cleanup along one of the more popular stretches of the Snake River is scheduled Saturday, April 6.
Volunteers should register by calling Idaho Fish and Game maintenance supervisor Dennis Hardy at 465-8465.
Those interested in helping should meet at 9 a.m. at Fish and Game's Map Rock site, 6.5 miles west of Map Rock Road and Idaho 45. The project should be completed around noon.
The cleanup will be conducted from Celebration Park downstream to the end of Map Rock Road near Marsing.