Out and About: Outdoors news of note

Statesman staffOctober 17, 2013 

OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT

Fish and Game sets auction Oct. 23 in Nampa

The public auction, which will include vehicles and other equipment used by Idaho Department of Fish and Game, will be at 1 p.m. at Dealers Auto Auction, 3323 Port St., in Nampa.

This year's sale includes vehicles, ATVs, snowmobiles, motor-cycles and more. To contact Dealers Auto Auction, call 463-8250 or go to daaofidaho.com.

WILDLIFE WATCHING

Boise parks adds online nature guide

Ever see an insect, tree, or animal in Boise's parks and wonder what it was? The Boise Parks and Recreation Department has your answer. The new guide is at parks.cityofboise.org. The guide shows mammals, birds of prey, insects, water birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, trees and plants.

Local photographers Daniel Gonzalez, Bob Ellis and Bill Grange donated photos, most of which were taken in Boise's parks, reserves or other facilities. The guide is offered through the city's Boise Environmental Education (BEE) program.

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