Press Release

Spring Wildlife Celebration is at the MK Nature Center in Boise on April 28

Family friendly event features hands-on learning about wildlife and nature

Idaho Fish and Game invites people to join in a fun and educational Spring Wildlife Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28  at the MK Nature Center at 600 S. Walnut St. in Boise. This family-friendly event provides visitors with an opportunity to learn about Idaho’s amazing wildlife. Admission is $3 per person, ages three and over.

Wildlife-themed education tables will be set up around the grounds, including:

  • Learn about animal tracks and make a plaster cast of a track. 
  • Try your hand at making a beaver dam and learn about the beavers that live at the nature center. 
  • Check out live birds of prey to learn about the adaptations of these amazing birds. 
  • Observe a demonstration of retrieving dogs and learn about why they are such important partners for waterfowl and upland gamebird hunters.  

Enjoy these stations and more during the event. People can also add native plants to their landscaping by buying plants  at the Idaho Native Plant Sale, All proceeds support education programs at the nature center. Anyone with questions can call Sue Dudley at (208) 287-2900.