Annual Outreach Events

GEAS is proud to participate in a number of community education and outreach events.  The Treasure Valley has many wonderful events for families to enjoy, and we hope to see you at some of them in the future!
Listed in order of when they occur:
International Migratory Bird Day

Normally the 2nd Saturday of May, this event celebrates our migratory birds.  Locally hosted at the MK Nature Center, partners come together to through a small festival.  Activities can include bird walks, face painting, bird banding, feather painting, and more.  There is a $3 entrance fee to attend this event.

Deer Flat BioBlitz

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge hosts a 24-hour intensive survey and festival celebrating biological diversity.  Local scientists, naturalists, and volunteers comb Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge to find and identify as many different species of plants and animals as possible. Everyone is
welcome to attend and lend a helping hand as we all celebrate the biodiversity at Deer Flat. The festival on is free and includes all kinds of fun activities for the family.

BioBlitz Surveys  and festival are usually scheduled for a weekend in June.  For more information please check the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge website or our  summer events calender.

World Refugee Day - Boise

An United Nations day of celebration for refugees.  Locally the Idaho Office for Refugees hosts this event in downtown Boise each June.  Come enjoy the many diverse cultures that are part of our boise community and applaud refugees who are taking their oaths to become US Citizens, a journey that takes years of work.

GEAS's New Roots Program hosts a table at this event to share what community resources are available to get families outside and exploring their new homes.

Kokanee Outdoor Day

Hosted by the Ted Trueblood Chapter of Trout Unlimited, many partners come together to celebrate the return of the Kokanee Salmon to Idaho each August.  There are stations set up along Highway 21 from Mores Creek to Idaho City that allow families to look for birds, pan for gold, and more.  A final celebration takes place in the afternoon in Idaho City.

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