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Summer Camps 2019

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The Nature of Idaho

Zoo Idaho and the Idaho Museum of Natural History will be bringing the wonders of Idaho’s natural world to the airwaves. The half-hour program features Peter Pruett, Zoo Idaho Superintendent, and Dr. Leif Tapanila, Director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, highlighting how the Gem State’s wild places have shaped Idaho’s past, present, and future. The show features regular segments on nature news and a fun fact.

1/31/2019 - SHARKS OF IDAHO special guest Susan Ewing, author of Resurrecting the Shark

2/14/2019 - LEKKING FOR LOVE special guest Dr. David Delehanty, Bird Behavioral Biologist

2/26/2019 - BATS special guest Dr. Rita Dixon, State Wildlife Action Plan Coordinator

3/12/2019 - EVOLVING RIVERS with special guest Paul Link, Professor in the Idaho State University Department of Geosciences

3/26/2019 - ALPINE TREES with special guest Matthew J Germino, USGS Ecologist

4/11/2019 - RAFTING IDAHO with special guest Lance Clark, Outdoor Recreation Program Manager for the City of Pocatello 

4/25/2019 - GEOLOGY UNDERFOOT with special guest Shawn Wilsey, professor of geology College of Southern Idaho

5/9/2019 - CRATERS OF THE MOON with special guest Dr. Shannon Kobs-Nawotniak, Idaho State University professor and volcanologist 

Museum in the News

Idaho Museum of Natural History's researchers to digitally collect 50 of the world's largest animals

Idaho Museum of Natural History researchers receive grant to digitally scan bones of California blue whale.



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