Foothills center hosts owl program April 13
The Great Horned owl babies are coming! Learn about the owls of
Idaho, do some fun owl activities, and take a walk to view the
owls on Saturday, April 13.
This free, family-friendly event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the
Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road. No
pre-registration is required; open to all ages. Please, leave your
pets at home.
Bring binoculars if you have them - we'll have some to borrow
and will also set up spotting scopes for really great views of the
While you are here, please visit the 1/4 mile self-guided Story
Trail on the center grounds. Each month, pages from a children's
book are posted on 10 preschool-sized reading platforms. The
April book is "Owl Babies" by Martin Waddell. The trail
is open from sunrise to sunset and begins in the northwest corner
of the Foothills Learning Center parking lot along the split rail
To get to the Foothills Learning Center, take 8th Street north
to Hulls Gulch Reserve. From the end of the pavement, go 1/3 mile
farther. Additional questions call 493-2530 or TDD/TTY 800-377-3529
or visit www.boiseenvironmentaleducation.org.