Pahove Chapter Monthly Presentations
Our April presentation was our last presentation of the season. We will be back with regular presentations on flora and fauna in October. In the meantime, scroll below to view 2019 spring events that are happening.
Presentations open to the public will formally begin on the second Tuesday in October at the MK Nature Center at 7pm and will continue through April. The MKNC is located at 600 S. Walnut Street behind Fish and Game headquarters. Refreshments and light snacks are served.
Spring/Summer Events 2019 (SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW ALL)
Boise Front Wildflower Walks with Barbara Ertter-(tentative dates)
Tuesday, May 14th, Currant Creek from Dry Creek Trailhead on north side of Hidden Springs (Tolmie’s onion, camas, freckled milkvetch)
Tuesday, May 21st, Miller Gulch Trailhead to Corrals Trail (lupine display)
Tuesday, June 4: Oregon Trail from Bonneville Point
Tuesday, June 11: Bob’s Trail (syringa, checker-mallow, Nuttall’s cinquefoil)
Tuesday, June 18: Hulls Gulch Interpretive Loop from upper trailhead (5-6 miles beyond the Foothills Learning Center on dirt road); 2½ mile loop, 550 feet elevation loss and gain (penstemon, mariposa lily, buckwheat).
Tuesday, June 25: Hidden Springs wetlands from Dry Creek trailhead (buttercup, avens, and other wet meadow species)
Tuesday, July 9: Upper Dry Creek from 12 Mile trailhead on Bogus Basin Road. 2–3 miles along dirt road, 350 feet gradual elevation gain (rein orchid).
Please visit the Foothills Learning Center Facebook events webpage (https://www.facebook.com/events/2153212274989846/) OR go to their website at (https://bee.cityofboise.org/event-list/#/?category=Foothills%20Learning%20Center) to view details and sign up to attend. Wildlflower walks will be happening spring through summer. These walks were favorably attended last year and they give our community an opportunity to get outside and hike our foothills trails while gaining knowledge of our local flora.
INPS PAHOVE CHAPTER
Board Position Openings
- supports native plant demonstration gardens at schools, local businesses, in our city, and other surrounding areas across the Treasure Valley
- supports native plant restoration projects, such as the Yankee Fork project, the Birds of Prey Center project, and the Boise River project
- funds native plant related publications, such as the Native Plant Coloring Book, Native Plants fandex, and Mirabilis brochure
- funds teaching materials, such as field guides
- sponsors plant workshops, such as the Astragalus, Brassicaceae, and Aquatics workshops
- sponsors and staffs the Idaho Rare Plant Conference
- contributes articles to our Sage Notes newsletter
- hosts an annual Native Plant Sale
- donates to our state’s herbaria
- donates to the MK Nature Center
- donates to the Idaho Botanical Garden and its Idaho Native Plant Garden
- donates to the ERIG (Education, Research, and Inventory Grant)
- awards Education and Enrichment for members
- offers monthly presentations (Oct.-April) on botany, nature, and other scientific topics
- offers field tours/field trips to members
- offers comaraderie
- stays informed about conservation issues and shares information with our chapter members
- stays connected with our community
Wildflowers of Southern Idaho Coloring Book
Take this coloring book along with you when you are hiking, photographing, or simply enjoying the outdoors. Published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Pahove Chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society, this coloring book may be reproduced but not sold. Share it with every child you know!
In the Boise area (plant suppliers)
- Buffalo-Berry Farm firstname.lastname@example.org. Jim Crawford, Margo Conits, (208) 634-3062, 51 E Lake Fork Rd, McCall ID 83638
- Draggin’ Wing High Desert Nursery waterthriftyplants.com email@example.com (plants, demo gardens and landscape design). Diane Jones, (208) 345-4199, 5300 Stinger St, Boise ID 83703
In the Boise area (landscapers)
- Flutterby Gardens Landscaping LLC flutterbygardensmelissa@.gmail.com. Elisa Clark (208) 571-2170, 3777 W. Chinden, Boise (affiliated with North End Organic Nursery NEON)
- Madeline George Garden Design Nursery firstname.lastname@example.org. Kecia Carlson (208) 941-1252, 10550 W Hill Rd Pkwy, Boise 83714
- Peggy Faith 850-9981, Xeric Gardening email@example.com
Many other landscapers also may install buffalo grass and blue grama grass plugs.
- Karie Pappani, President – pahove.chapter.president [at] gmail.com
- Susan Ziebarth, Vice President
- Daniel Murphy, Secretary
- Caroline Morris, Treasurer
- Susan Ziebarth, Venue Coordinator
- Karen Getusky, State Treasurer
- Derek Duval, State Membership
- Ray Corbin, Member at Large
- Barbara Ertter, Member at Large
Write to the Pahove chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org