Out and About: Outdoors news of note

Statesman staffNovember 7, 2013 

RACING AT EAGLE BIKE PARK

Racing for the Idaho Waffle Cross Series, at the park off Old Horseshoe Bend Highway, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The race is produced by the Eastside Cycling Team and Look! Save a Life Bike Club. It’s the largest fundraiser for the LOOK! Save a Life organization. Fun competition is planned for all cyclists, including kids. For more information, go to idahowafflecross.com.

HULLS GULCH CELEBRATION SET FOR NOV. 9

A celebration of the 20th anniversary of the preservation of Hulls Gulch is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road. It’s free and open to all ages; no registration is required. Get there by taking 8th Street north from Downtown to Hulls Gulch Reserve and going 1/3 mile past the end of the pavement.

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION LOOKS AT ELK HUNTING

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission will meet Nov. 13-14 in Jerome, and it will also review an update on the state’s revised elk management plan. A public hearing begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Fish and Game regional office at 324 S. 417 E., Suite 1 in Jerome. People can address the commission on any matter pertaining to fish and game. Other items on the agenda include: consideration of a westslope cutthroat management plan, land acquisitions and more. See a full agenda for the meeting at fishandgame.idaho.gov and look under “commission.”

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