Friday, Oct. 16
Bird Banding with the Idaho Bird Observatory: Sunrise to 5 hours after sunrise at the Boise River site (from Warm Springs Avenue drive straight across the T with Idaho 21 onto a gravel access road that leads to the Greenbelt, park in widened parking area, follow sign to banding station). Heidi Ware, HeidiWare@boisestate.edu.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Winter Bird Feeding Project Orientation Meeting: 1 to 2 p.m. at the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa. Winter bird feeding project starts Oct. 31. Volunteers are wanted to help fill and clean the bird feeders several times each week. Helpers may sign up to feed one day a month, one day a week, or more. 454-2518.
Saturday, Oct. 24
Birding Field Trip: Bogus Basin with Terry Rich: Meet at 8 a.m. in the parking lot of Highlands Elementary, 3434 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise. Alex Takasugi, 484-9132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creepy Critter Encounters: 3 to 6 p.m. at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa. Learn about creatures of the refuge on a spooky hike, see live animals, hear spooky stories and create Halloween crafts. Come in costume for a special treat. Free. 467-9278.
Sunday, Oct. 25
Boise River Greenbelt Bird Watching and Litter Patrol: Meet at 9 a.m. in the Greenbelt parking lot behind the Tavern at Bown Crossing (near east end of ParkCenter Boulevard). Alex Takasugi, 484-9132 or email@example.com.
Geology of Islands and Archipelagos: 1 to 2 p.m. at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Geologist Terry Maley will discuss the origin and evolution of oceanic islands and archipelagos, including the coral islands. Free to museum members, $5 nonmembers. idahomuseum.org.
Saturday, Oct. 31
Field Trip: C.J. Strike East: Meet at 7:30 a.m. at the BLM office, 3948 Development Ave., Boise. Alex Takasugi, 484-9132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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