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 February 15 at the visitor center. Visitors will see live bird demonstrations, tour the Archives of Falconry, participate in family-friendly crafts and activities, and enjoy spending time outdoors on the scenic interpretive trail.
The regular admission price will be reduced both days to $5 adults, $4 seniors, and $3 youth ages 4-16 ($2 off the regular price). Members are admitted free.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, February 15
Where: World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W. Flying Hawk Lane, Boise
Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 youth 4-15, free to members (coupons do not apply)
Live bird presentations: 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Archives of Falconry: Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Driving directions: From I-84, south on Cole Road for 6 miles to Flying Hawk Lane
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.
The Archives of Falconry contains art, sculpture, artifacts and rare books related to the ancient sport of falconry. The Arab Heritage Wing allows visitors to experience an authentic hunting tent and enjoy interactive displays on falconry in the Middle East.
|Director of Community Engagement|