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Tuesday, June 20 – Discover Outside: Birds of Prey – Come fly like an eagle with the raptors from the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. Meet the birds of prey Animal Ambassadors up close, and learn about Boise’s unique habitat that houses the greatest concentration of nesting raptors in North America. Families will enjoy a wild, educational presentation with live animals, and a take-home activity for kids. For more information, call 208-972-8255, or visit boisepubliclibrary.org/calendar. 4:00 PM at the Boise Public Library at Bown Crossing, 2153 E. Riverwalk Drive, Wednesday, June 21 at the Main Library at 715 S. Capitol Boulevard, and then on subsequent dates at various Boise branch libraries.

Tuesday, June 27 – Kid’s Activity: Building Upcycle Fish. Children and adults of all ages are invited to learn more about the beautiful Boise river while they create unique river fish using recycled materials in this latest event in the Boise River Lecture series sponsored by Idaho Rivers United. From 6 to 7:30 pm at the Garden City Library, 6015 North Glenwood Street. Information is available at Idahorivers.org.

Wednesday, June 28 – Watershed Wednesday – Every Wednesday through August 9 from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be themed activities, crafts, and scientific demonstrations in the exhibit hall. At 10:30, join in on hands-on presentations and activities in the Theater. Outside activities at the River Campus teach kids about our watershed through art, nature play, and water features. At 11:00 a.m., take a tour of our treatment facility. Closed toe shoes required for tour, ages four and older, no strollers. No registration required for individuals and families. Groups of 10 or more need to register at least two weeks in advance. Information is available at bee.cityofboise.org.

Wednesday, July 5 – Watershed Wednesday – Every Wednesday through August 9 from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be themed activities, crafts, and scientific demonstrations in the exhibit hall. At 10:30, join in on hands-on presentations and activities in the Theater. Outside activities at the River Campus teach kids about our watershed through art, nature play, and water features. At 11:00 a.m., take a tour of our treatment facility. Closed toe shoes required for tour, ages four and older, no strollers. No registration required for individuals and families. Groups of 10 or more need to register at least two weeks in advance. Information is available at bee.cityofboise.org.

Wednesday, July 12 – Beat the Heat, 5:00 PM at Franz Witte Nursery – Learn how to protect your home, family and wallet from the scorching summer heat with the basics of firewise landscape planning. Learn what to plant where to reduce risks from fire and to help reduce the cost of water needed for your landscape. 9770 West State Street. There is an admission charge for this event.

Wednesday, July 12 – Beat the Heat. Learn how to protect your home, family and wallet from the scorching summer heat with the basics of firewise landscape planning. Learn what to plant where to reduce risks from fire and to help reduce the cost of water needed for your landscape. 5 pm at the Franz Witte Nursery, 9770 West State Street in Boise. More information is available at their event RSVP page.

Wednesday, July 12 – Watershed Wednesday – Every Wednesday through August 9 from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be themed activities, crafts, and scientific demonstrations in the exhibit hall. At 10:30, join in on hands-on presentations and activities in the Theater. Outside activities at the River Campus teach kids about our watershed through art, nature play, and water features. At 11:00 a.m., take a tour of our treatment facility. Closed toe shoes required for tour, ages four and older, no strollers. No registration required for individuals and families. Groups of 10 or more need to register at least two weeks in advance. Information is available at bee.cityofboise.org.

Sunday, July 16 – A History of the Idaho Snow Survey. At this presentation, NRCS’s Ron Abramovich will present on the 2017 Idaho Snowpack. 1 pm at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road. Information is available at idahomuseum.org.

Wednesday, July 19 – Watershed Wednesday – Every Wednesday through August 9 from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be themed activities, crafts, and scientific demonstrations in the exhibit hall. At 10:30, join in on hands-on presentations and activities in the Theater. Outside activities at the River Campus teach kids about our watershed through art, nature play, and water features. At 11:00 a.m., take a tour of our treatment facility. Closed toe shoes required for tour, ages four and older, no strollers. No registration required for individuals and families. Groups of 10 or more need to register at least two weeks in advance. Information is available at bee.cityofboise.org.

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