“Field Guide to Boise’s Birds” launches
Boise Parks and Recreation’s online guide highlights 99 birds commonly observed in Boise parks, neighborhoods and open spaces. View it at http://bit.ly/1L80dsc. It was designed with the beginning birder in mind and includes local photography and species-specific descriptions.
A printed version is in the works. If you would like to submit photographs to be considered for use, go to http://bit.ly/BPRCommEd. For more information, contact Jerry Pugh, firstname.lastname@example.org or (208) 608-7617.
Boise gets beginner biking app
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The My City Bikes Boise app is a basic utility that can be used to learn about cycling, bike maintenance and critical health and safety information while finding local beginner-level riding opportunities for road, commuter, recreation, mountain and family biking.
Waterfowl and pheasant seasons open
Most of Idaho will open for waterfowl hunting Saturday, Oct. 17. Area 1 in Southeast Idaho opened Oct. 3.
The statewide daily bag limit is seven ducks — not more than two female mallard, three scaup, two redhead, two pintail, and two canvasback. The daily goose bag limit is four Canada geese; 10 white-fronted geese; and 20 for light geese (Snow and Ross' geese). The possession limit is three times the daily bag limit.
The pheasant season also gets underway Saturday in Areas 2 and 3. Area 1 in northern Idaho opened Oct. 10. Pheasant season runs through Nov. 30 in Area 2 and through Dec. 31 in Areas 1 and 3.
For more information, see the current season and rules brochures available at all license vendors, Fish and Game offices or at fishandgame.idaho.gov.