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  • Oct6

    Pistol Cartridge Cowboy Lever-action Rifle Silhouette Match at BCR

    Shooters may use any good condition lever-action tubular magazine rifle chambered for any rimmed pistol cartridge firing a flat-nosed bullet. Common calibers include .22 rimfire, .22 magnum, .25-20, .32-20, .38-40, .38 special, .357 magnum, .44-40, .44 magnum and .45 Colt. Other requirements include open or peep sights, with no extended rear sight and a “post” front sight.

  • Oct6

    Small Bore Cowboy Rifle Silhouette Match at BCR

    Shooters may use any good condition lever-action, pump or semi-auto (no bolt action) .22 rifle outfitted with a tubular magazine. Other requirements include .22 long rifle ammunition only, open or peep sights, with no extended rear sight and a “post” front sight.

  • Oct13

    100-yard .22 Long Rifle Silhouette Match at BCR

    Shooters may use any good condition .22 long rifle with any sight configuration, and spotting scopes are allowed. Ammunition types allowed include .22 rimfire short, long and long rifle.

  • Oct20

    M1 Carbine Silhouette Match at BCR

    This silhouette shoot uses the WWII classic .30 caliber M1 carbine, and both originals and reproductions are allowed.

    Shooters have four minutes and 15 rounds to shoot 10 targets and all shooting is done “off hand” without a spotter. Each participant shoots up to 60 rounds at these distances: 40 yards-chickens, 50 yards-pigs, 75 yards-turkeys, 100 yards-rams.

    Save $5 in match fees by combining an M1 Carbine match with a CMP M1 Carbine match!

  • Oct20

    Wildlife Weekend Public Program-HOO Lives in Idaho (a program about owls)

    On October 20th, come learn about the 14 species of owl that live or migrate through Idaho! Find out how owls are different from other birds, and how each species is unique. Listen to their interesting sounds, and learn how they live and hunt at night. Dissect owl pellets to find out what the owls have been eating. This program is appropriate for families with kids prek-7th grade. Program limit is 50 people (first come, first served). $2.50/person. Cash, checks and debit accepted. 1-3 pm. Questions?

  • Oct27

    Black Powder Cartridge Rifle Silhouette Match at BCR

    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.

  • Oct28

    Long Range Public Shooting Event at BCR

    Don't miss it! This month, the 500-meter range at BCR will be open for public use from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

    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.

  • Nov17

    Weekend Wildlife Public Program-Turkeys!

    On November 17th, come learn about Wild Turkeys! Just in time for Thanksgiving, find out how turkeys live, what they do and the sounds they  make. Make a turkey craft to take home for Thanksgiving. This program is appropriate for families with kids prek-7th grade. Program limit is 50 people (first come, first served). $2.50/person. Cash, checks, and debit accepted. 1-3 pm. Questions? email Tess at tess.wolfenson@idfg.idaho.gov. Meet in the lobby of the Nature Center.

  • Nov30

    Bird Seed Sale Fundraiser, Program, and Holiday Shopping

    On November 30th and December 1st, our annual Bird Seed Sale fundraiser will be back! Come buy some nature-themed gifts for those who love wildlife; buy some birdseed to feed your backyard birds; and participate in family activities and crafts. Birdseed and gifts for sale Friday and Saturday from 9 am- 5 pm. Family activities and programs are offered only on Saturday  from 11 am -2 pm. Bird presentations will be on Saturday at 11:30am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm.Questions?