Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Foothills Learning Center Open House Dec. 9

Learn more about plans for new trails, open space management, results of the trail use survey and other Foothills-related topics at an informational open house from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road.

Staff and volunteers from Boise Parks & Recreation, Ridge to Rivers, Ada County, the BLM, Idaho Fish and Game and the Foothills Advocates for Shared Trails will be available to answer questions and provide updates on:

● Planned projects on the Ridge to Rivers trail system
● Foothills serial levy acquisitions
● Trail use survey
● Idaho Humane Society enforcement efforts
● Volunteer opportunities
● Proposed trails in West Boise, Eagle and Northwest Ada County
● Environmental education activities

The Foothills Learning Center is an environmentally friendly building operated by Boise Parks & Recreation in the heart of the Boise Foothills. It houses classrooms and offices for Ridge to Rivers, Foothills Open Space Management and environmental education program staff and volunteers. The grounds feature a native plant garden and
interpretive nature trail.

For information, see www.cityofboise.org/parks, send an email to FoothillsLearningCenter-Parks@cityofboise.org or call (208)493-2530.

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