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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.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, January 19 and February 16
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
Live bird presentations: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.
Archives of Falconry tours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Information: 362-8687
Driving directions: From I-84, take the Cole Road exit and continue south on Cole Road for 6 miles to Flying Hawk Lane.

Sponsors include Larry H. Miller Subaru, Treasure Valley Family Magazine, AAA Idaho, 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.

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.

For more information, contact:

Erin Katzner
Director of Global Engagement
Main Phone:     208-362-3716
Direct Phone:     208-362-8277