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  • Apr25
  • Apr25

    Evening Lecture for Adults: Raptor Identification

    Ornithologist Bryce Robinson will help us identify all those raptors that look alike. Ah, but by the end of this class, you will be able to tell the difference. Come find out that there is more in the sky than Red-tailed hawks!

  • Apr27

    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.

  • Apr27

    Native Plant Sale

    The Treasure Valley's best native plant sale! Come shop native plants and talk to plant experts. Native plants use less water, attract native animals, and provide great habitat! 

  • Apr27

    Spring Wildlife Celebration

    Something for the whole family. Enjoy over 15 educational booths and activities. $3.00/person.10 am-4 pm. 

  • Apr27

    Ask Fish and Game Event at Pocatello Sportsman's Warehouse

    The 2019-2020 seasons and rules books for both big game and trophy species have hit license vendor shelves, and now comes the fun part—making plans for the hunting seasons this fall!

    To help hunters better understand the rules, including the latest changes to some of the Southeast Region hunts, Sportsman’s Warehouse in Pocatello is hosting an Ask Fish and Game event on Saturday, April 27. Stop by their store in Pocatello anytime between the hours of 11 am and 1 pm to visit with Idaho Fish and Game staff.

  • Apr27

    Long Range Public Shooting Event at BCR

    The BCR 500-meter range will be open for public use from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Saturday, April 27th following the regularly scheduled Black Powder Cartridge Match.

    A Range Officer will be on site to direct shooters in a safe manner.

    Gong targets will be used at marked distances of 200, 300, 385 and 500 meters. Hollow point, soft point or cast bullets only.

  • Apr28

    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 2:30pm to 6:00pm.

    A Range Officer will be on site to direct shooters in a safe manner.

    Gong 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.

  • May11
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  • May19

    International Museum Day

    Come to MK Nature Center between 12 pm and 4 pm! Visit booths from over 10 Boise museums! MK Nature Center will be featuring worms...they are so weird...cool...gross! Learn about the secret lives of worms...how they live and why we need them! This event is sponsored by the Idaho Museum Association!

  • May20

    Evening Lecture Series: The White Sturgeon

    Idaho Fish and Game's Natural Resource Program Manager, Martin Koenig will tell us about the natural history of the white sturgeon. This captivating fish has been on the earth a long time. Find out how it lives, where it lives and the current conservation challenges for this charismatic species.

  • Jun16

    Weekend Wildlife Public Program-Scat and Tracks!

    Signs of animals are all around us. Come to this open-house style program to learn about all the clues animals leave behind, including SCAT (poop and tracks). This program is designed for families with kids ages 3-13 years old. Free and open to the public. Donations Accepted. 

  • Jul21

    Weekend Wildlife Public Program-CRAYFISH

    Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans that populate Idaho's waters. We will be catching crayfish during this program and getting up close (but not too close-ouch) and personal with these important underwater decomposers! This open-house style program is designed for families with kids ages 3-13. Free and open to the public. Donations Accepted!

  • Aug18

    Weekend Wildlife Public Program-Class in the Creek

    Class in the Creek is one of MK Nature Center's signature programs. If water levels in the Boise River are ideal, we will give you boots, buckets and nets and help collecting insects and other living creatures from the Boise River. This program is designed for families with kids 8 and up (younger kids can attend, but water conditions may not be safe for younger kids). This program is free and open to the public. Donations Accepted.