The 13th annual Bug Zoo starts with a buzz with the enormously popular Bug Zoo Festival on Saturday, May 6, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Zoo runs from May 6-18. This year Bug Zoo features the fascinating world of Adaptations, plus old favorites like tarantulas, chameleons, geckos and snakes and more! Get up close and personal with some of Bug Zoo’s […]
v This winter incredible snows overwhelmed the west while withering heat shattered historic February records in the east. But is this dramatic weather the result of climate change? Join the Sawtooth Botanical Garden and partners for a talk by National Weather Service climate expert Alex deSmet. DeSmet will explain climate basics before drilling down to changes scientists observe now. He’ll […]
Look familiar? No matter where you live in the Wood River Valley, you’ve probably experienced the fondness of voles, rabbits, deer and other critters for veggies and flowers, even trees. This class will explore why wildlife wants to eat your plants and how to get them to stop. Nonlethal methods will be emphasized. Information will also be […]
The Sawtooth Botanical Garden is a community resource showcasing native and cultivated plants that flourish at high altitude. The Garden connects people to the region's unique beauty and fosters environmental stewardship through education, events, displays and plant collections.