Monday, May 02, 2011

Silver Creek: Let the Spring Fun Begin

This year marks Silver Creek Preserve's 35th anniversary. To celebrate, we have a season of fun activities planned, beginning this month. Phone 208-788-7910 to sign up or for more inforamtion. All activities at the preserve are free. We hope to see you at Silver Creek this summer!

May 8, 8:30 am - Mother's Day! Early morning guided birding with visiting Audubon guide Bernie Smith. Meet at the visitors center.

May 19, 6-9 pm - Evening birding with local expert Larry Barnes, meeting at the visitor center.

May 21 - Wood River Land Trust canoe float (contact WRLT for details, 208-788-3947).

May 26 - Picabo Hills hike for wildlife and wildflower viewing. This is a strenuous hike through rugged terrain (no trail). Bring lunch and water.

May 27 - Friends of Silver Creek canoe float (3 pm) and barbecue (5 pm). Have the opportunity to float the creek and scout it before opening day!

May 27 through August 26 - Sam Beebe photographic exhibition and vintage Silver Creek photo exhibit, The Community Library, Ketchum

May 28 - Opening day of trout season! Barbecue (12-3 pm, or until the food runs out) at the visitor center.

Full summer schedule

Save The Date: Silver Creek 35th Anniversary Gala. 6:30 pm Thursday, June 30 at Heart Rock Ranch (formerly Diamond Dragon Ranch). More information

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