Get boned up on Boise dog parks, off-leash policies

May 3, 2013 

— Boise officials are inviting park neighbors and others to a series of events in May and June to inform people about the city's dog parks and off-leash policies.

Representatives from Boise Parks & Recreation, the Police Department and the City Clerk's Office will be on hand at the 10 educational sessions to answer questions and distribute information. Each meeting location offers daily dog-off leash hours approved by the Parks & Recreation Commission.

“We know people enjoy their pets and love exercising them. For everyone’s enjoyment of our city parks, our goal is to help explain rules, why they exist and ask pet owners to help with compliance in our city parks and reserves,” police Chief Michael Masterson said.

Here are the dates and times for the sessions: • 9-10 a.m. May 8, Morris Hill Park, 10 N. Roosevelt St.

• 9-10 a.m. May 9, Manitou Park, 2001 S. Manitou Ave.

• 4-5 p.m. May 15, Sterling Park, 9851 W. Irving St.

• 1-2 p.m. May 16, Pine Grove Park, 8995 W. Shoup Drive

* 9-10 a.m. May 22, Sunset Park, 2625 S. 32nd St.

• 9-10 a.m. May 23, Winstead Park, 6150 W. Northview St.

• 4-5 p.m. May 29, Redwood Park, 2675 N. Shamrock St.

• 1-2 p.m. May 30, Military Reserve, 750 N. Mountain Cove Rd.

• 4-5 p.m. June 12, Castle Hills Park, 5350 N. Eugene St.

• 4-5 p.m. June 13, Cypress Park, 4382 S. Tableridge Way For more information, see http://parks.cityofboise.org or call 608-7600.

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