Out and About: Upcoming events

April 9, 2014 

ROGER PHILLIPS, ZIMO TO TALK OUTDOORS APRIL 15

Where's the best crappie fishing? What trails are best for kids? What's your favorite backcountry road trip?

You can come and talk about Idaho's outdoors with Idaho Statesman Outdoors editor Roger Phillips and columnist Pete Zimowsky from noon to 1 p.m. on April 15 at the Idaho Statesman, 1200 N. Curtis Road in Boise.

Zimo and Roger will share outdoor tips and how they cover the outdoors during the Idaho Statesman's Community Conversation Series in celebration of the Statesman's 150th birthday.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CLEANUP NEAR SWAN FALLS DAM

The annual cleanup will be April 19 and will be led by Kevin L. Kern, a volunteer with Idaho Fish and Game. Volunteers will meet at the parking lot at Swan Falls Dam at 9 a.m. Work should end by 1 p.m.

Trash bags will be provided and the trash will be hauled off. For information, contact Kern at themountainmen@msn.com or 850-8261.

LEARN HOW TO IDENTIFY EDIBLE MUSHROOMS

The last day to register for the Southern Idaho Mycological Association's three-night mushroom identification classes is April 19. The classes will be at 7 p.m. April 23-25 at Idaho Fish and Game headquarters, 600 S. Walnut St. Cost is $20 for materials. To register, call Genille Steiner at 345-2515 or 631-7462.

Statesman staff

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