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Tour: Boise Watershed
Monday, September 16, 2019, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
11818 Joplin Rd, Boise, ID 83714
|Tour speaker:||Cindy Busche|
Located at the West Boise Water Renewal Facility, the Boise WaterShed introduces you to water protection and conservation through hands-on exhibits and the largest concentration of public art in the state of Idaho!
The 2-acre outdoor River Campus simulates a journey through our watershed from the headwaters to the Snake River using public art and a simulated Boise River water feature in a park-like setting.
This City Club Tour will leave you educated, impressed and motivated to improve your own use of certain items that impact the water.
Our tour guide, Cindy Busche, is the Environmental Education Coordinator at the Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center. Since the Boise WaterShed opened in 2008, Cindy has taught thousands of school-age students and adults, planned programs and events, including teacher workshops, and coordinated watershed-wide citizen science activities. She earned her bachelor’s of science in Zoology and Anthropology at the University of Michigan and worked at numerous museums and zoos, including the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
The Boise WaterShed is a partnership between the Boise Public Works Department and the non-profit organization, Boise WaterShed Exhibits, Inc.
When: Monday, September 16th 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: 11818 Joplin Rd, Boise, ID 83714
Cost: $15 for CCOB members, $20 for non-members
Attendees should plan to arrive by 2:50pm. Please consider using the lavatory prior to the Tour. Once the outside tour begins, there will be no access to lavatories. The standard tour is approximately a ½ mile walk and involves standing for over one hour. Please wear adequate closed toed walking shoes and prepare for possible inclement weather.
Parking is readily available on the lot directly in front on the main entrance. All participants are required to wear comfortable closed toed shoes (no heels). Hardhats will also be required during the outside portion of the tour.
Pre-registration is requested, by 5 PM on Thursday, September 12th. This event is limited to 30 attendees. As a City Club of Boise Member-Only Tour, Members are allowed to bring one guest, space permitting.
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City Club thanks our Premier Sponsor, Northwest Nazarene University and the NNU School of Business and our Annual sponsor, Idaho Humanities Council.