Class Schedule: DECEMBER 1, 2020 thru DECEMBER 31, 2021
WILDLIFE 101: BE A CITIZEN SCIENTIST HELP TRACK WILDLIFE LOG THE DATE, TIME, PLACE, WHAT KIND, HOW MANY AND THE CONDITIONS OF SIGHTING
BE A CITIZEN SCIENTIST! LOG IN & REPORT SIGHTINGS! https://idfg.gov/species/observations
MULE DEER Over 7,000 mule deer winter in the Boise River Wildlife Management Area, adjacent to Harris Ranch development. View this 4-minute video on deer migration in Wyoming; the deer in the Boise Foothills migrate similar distances from their summer range.
PRONGHORN The pronghorn is the fastest land mammal in the Western Hemisphere - it can run 35 miles per hour for up to 4 miles; 42 miles per hour for 1 mile; and 55 miles per hour for half a mile! It is often cited as the second-fastest land animal, second none only to the cheetah..
Elk seem to prefer mountainous country with mixed open,
At Harris Ranch, amphibians can likely be found along or near the Boise River, the artificial trout spawning stream, in wetland areas, and along or near canals. Although generally associated with wet areas, some amphibian species can range quite a distance from a given water source. For those species the much of the total Harris Ranch property may be important habitat.
For Youngsters Too!
Photos: Courtesy of Idaho Department of Fish & Game
The Wildlife Express Magazine
Published by the Idaho Department of Fish & Game. Find great photos and fascinating facts about wildlife in our area.