Saturday, June 15, 2013, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.
Saturday, June 8, 2013, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.
You can leave earlier than 3:00 pm if you need to.
Where to meet:
Evans Brothers Coffee
524 Church St, Sandpoint, ID 83864
You will carpool from Evans Brothers to Clark Fork.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game invites you to be a junior scientist at their Multi-Species Baseline Initiative Amphibian Study. The Multi-Species Baseline Initiative (MBI) is a collaborative of organizations conducting standardized surveys for wildlife species and micro-climate across the Idaho Panhandle and adjoining mountain ranges. The Executive Director of SOLE (Selkirk Outdoor Leadership and Education), Dennison Webb, and Leslie Van Niel, Citizen Naturalist Coordinator for the Idaho Department of Fish and Game need your family's help with their amphibian study. After a 1+ mile hike on gentle terrain, you'll receive the science training needed to assist Dennison and Leslie in their amphibian study.
- Identify what MBI is.
- Identify what biodiversity is.
- Identify species of greatest concern and need that live within the ecosystem we will be traveling in.
- Identify what Leave No Trace (LNT) is.
- Identify how applying LNT when recreating outdoors.
Ages: Recommended for ages 5+
Cost: $6 per person, ages 5+
Tour limits: none
Items to bring:
- INSECT REPELLANT!
- Packed lunch
- Water bottle
- Sun protection (sun hat, sun screen, sunglasses)
- Clothing appropriate for weather (i.e., rain gear, etc.)
- Shoes you don't mind getting wet (and/or) some to change into after the study
- Waders, if you have them
- Small nets to catch frogs with, if you have them
How to Register:
For an adult and her 3 kids, the adult would register herself under the "Adult Attendee Info" section. Then under "Additional Family Members" at the bottom of the form, she would select "3" in the drop down box.