Sportsmen and women can bring their antlers, horns or skulls to Fish and Game's Idaho Falls office on Wednesday, March 21 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to be scored. The office is at 4279 Commerce Circle.
Actual scoring will take place on Thursday, March 22. Measuring will be done according to Boone & Crockett standards for North American game animals. All items must be picked up between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday, March 23.
Shooters must use an 1896 or prior, American design, single-shot rifle with an exposed hammer. Examples include hiwalls, rolling blocks and the classic 1874 Sharps carbine. Both originals and reproductions are allowed. Only black powder or pyrodex may be used and gas checks are prohibited. Allowed calibers include but are not limited to .38-55, .40-65, .45-70 and .45-90.
Don't miss it! This month, the 500-meter range at BCR will be open for public use from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
A Range Officer will be on site to direct shooters in a safe manner.
Gong and paper targets will be used at marked distances of 200, 300, 385 and 500 meters. Hollow point, soft point or cast bullets only.
The main (200-yard) range will be closed for the day while shooters use the 500-meter range.
IDFG's Conservation Education Supervisor, Vicky Runnoe, will teach you how to recognize birds by sound. Come learn the vast and interesting noises birds make and how their sounds can help you learn to identify them. This lecture is free and open to the public. People of all ages are welcome. Free.
IDAHO FALLS – Biologists from the Idaho Fish & Game in the Upper Snake Region would like to invite you to a presentation exhibiting the methods they use to manage your wildlife resources. They are calling this event “Fish and Game in the Field” and topics will include wildlife, fisheries, and habitat management as it is put into practice in the Upper Snake region. The event will take place On April 11th inside the Willard Arts Center on A street in Idaho Falls. Doors will open at 6:00pm for an opportunity to mix and mingle with Fish & Game staff.
The Pahove Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Sale, in conjunction with Idaho Department of Fish and Game MK Nature Center will be hosting their annual native plant sale!! Come talk with plant experts and enthusiasts about native plants and the benefits they bring to your yard. Profits from the sale benefit the Native Plant Society and the Nature Center. Come, be a part of the solution! Help native animals, create beauty in your yard and celebrate Idaho's native plants!!
Idaho Fish and Game Botanist, Lynn Kinter, will help us identify common wildflowers near Boise. Come look at Lynn's beautiful pictures of flowers and increase your ability to identify them when you are out enjoying the foothills. This lecture is designed for adults. Older children interested in flower ID can attend. Free and open to the public.