Discounted admission makes World Center for Birds of Prey a fun and educational destination, Jan. 19 and Feb. 16
BOISE, Idaho – Is winter giving your family a case of cabin fever? Grab the kids and head for The Peregrine Fund’s World Center for Birds of Prey for an affordable day of fun and educational programs focused on conserving birds of prey.
Family Field Trip Saturday will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 19 and again on February 16 at the interpretive center. Participants will be given a passport to guide them through various activities and, when completed, will receive a free 2013 Birds of Prey calendar.
The regular admission price will be reduced by $2 per person.
Visitors also can see live bird demonstrations, tour the Archives of Falconry, and enjoy spending time outdoors on the scenic interpretive trail.
: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, January 19 and February 16
: World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W. Flying Hawk Lane, Boise
: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 youth 4-15, free to members
Live bird presentations
: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.
Archives of Falconry tours
: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
: From I-84, take the Cole Road exit and continue south on Cole Road for 6 miles to Flying Hawk Lane.
Sponsors include Treasure Valley Family Magazine and Idaho Power.
The Velma Morrison Interpretive Center features Interactive displays and films about eagles, hawks, falcons and other birds of prey. The outdoor Condor Cliffs display gives visitors a close-up look at a pair of endangered California Condors.