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June 2015

Mindfulness in the Garden with Stella Stockton (June 13, 20 & 27)

June 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2015
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Savor the beauty and tranquility of the Garden with Stella Stockton, B.Div, CPT while learning mindful movement, including Tai Chi and Qi Gong exercises, and meditation techniques for stress relief and rejuvenation.  This experiential, three session workshop will be held Saturday June 13,  20 and 27 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  The series is open to all adults and offers a weekend period of relaxation and self-reflection.  No prior experience is necessary. Space is limited…

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Eco-Dyeing with Betsy Hinze

June 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This two-part class will be an exploration of capturing a time and place on fabric to create a beautiful work of wearable art. We'll begin the class by gathering dye plants from the gardens, then we'll each design a silk scarf using the local dye materials. We will use steam to set the dyes in a process called "Eco-dyeing." Part 1 - Saturday - June 27th - 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Part 2 - Sunday - June 28th - 2:00…

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July 2015

Wildflower Walks – Bugs, Butterflies & Blooms

July 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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July 2 “Bugs, Butterflies & Blooms” led by Wood River Valley’s favorite naturalist Ann Christensen and local plant expert Cynthia Langlois. Identify insects and wildflowers and learn about their interactions. Destination:  TBD, check back for updates Difficulty: Easy Meeting Time & Location: Meet at 9:00 AM sharp at Sawtooth Botanical Garden (Highway 75 and Gimlet Rd., 3 miles south of Ketchum) Return Time: by 2:00 PM Please note, walks will happen rain or shine. Bring appropriate outerware, sturdy walking…

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June 2016
Free

Pollinators in the Landscape – June 5

June 5, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - June 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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ATTRACTING POLLINATORS to YOUR BACKYARD Learn to identify key pollinators and the important work they do in our gardens, fields and wildlands during this free, 4-part workshop series sponsored by the Wood River Land Trust, Sawtooth Botanical Garden, The Nature Conservancy and Sawtooth National Recreation Area. JUNE 5; SUNDAY Learn about our local pollinators, their habitat requirements, and how to convert your lawn into a native-drought tolerant pollinator garden. Presenters: Elisha Mueller of Environmental Resource Center and Kelley Weston of Native Landscapes Time:…

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FREE

Master Naturalist Spring Series – Fire Restoration

June 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Join Master Naturalist partners Wood River Land Trust, Environmental Resource Center, Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Sawtooth Botanical Garden for an enlightening series of free talks and field trips this spring. Friday, June 10, 2016.  9:00 am – 12:00.  Fire and Restoration Ecology with Deb Taylor and Josh Switzer of the Forest Service Ketchum Ranger District.  Call Keri York at Wood River Land Trust at 788-3947 for more information.  * Tuesday, June 21, 2016. 9:00 – 4:00 pm. Snapshot of Central…

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FREE

Master Naturalist Spring Series – Snapshot of Central Idaho Geology

June 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Join partners Wood River Land Trust, Environmental Resource Center, Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Sawtooth Botanical for the 4th and final offering of the Master Naturalist Spring Series. Tuesday, June 21, 2016. 9:00 – 4:00 pm. Snapshot of Central Idaho Geology field trip with Idaho State University geologist Dr. Glenn Thackray.  We will look at rocks and landforms that form a microcosm of Idaho geologic history, all in one small area around Baker Lake.  Highlights include sedimentary rocks of the Wood River Basin,…

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July 2016
$275

The Language of Watercolor with Don Andrews – FULL

July 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - July 21, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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We are delighted to host nationally acclaimed watercolorist Don Andrews for a summer workshop at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden July 19-21 (Tuesday-Thursday). The workshop will be held from 10 AM - 3 PM each day. "Through the language of watercolor, artists explore the world around them in fresh, exciting and personal ways. My landscape workshops are geared to a better understanding of that personal exploration," Don wrote in an email. Each day, he will stress a major visual concern; light, color, granulation, organizing nature and…

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September 2016
$45

WILD about Early Learners – Cancelled

September 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The Sawtooth Botanical Garden is pleased to partner with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to offer their nationally recognized Project WILD curriculum "WILD About Early Learners."  This 2-day professional development workshop will be held September 16-17,  Friday 4-9 PM and Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM at the Garden.  Interested parents and other adults are welcome to take the workshop, too.  Cost is only $45 which includes: 2 national guides (for K-12) Idaho specific WILD about Early Learners Guide Potato Bar Lunch…

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$45

WILD about Early Learners – Cancelled

September 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 1970-01-01 08:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 17, 2016
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The Sawtooth Botanical Garden is pleased to partner with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to offer their nationally recognized Project WILD curriculum "WILD About Early Learners."  This 2-day professional development workshop will be held September 16-17,  Friday 4-9 PM and Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM at the Garden.  Interested parents and other adults are welcome to take the workshop, too.  Cost is only $45 which includes: 2 national guides (for K-12) Idaho specific WILD about Early Learners Guide Potato Bar Lunch…

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December 2016

Make Your Holiday Wreath

December 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Learn how to create a fabulous holiday wreath or centerpiece using conifer boughs, twigs, moss, ribbons, ornaments and your imagination! This year we're offering 2 nights (Monday, December 5 or Tuesday, December 6) but this popular class fills quickly.  Pick your night and sign up soon! Just $20 covers materials and preregistration is required. You'll choose the size of your door wreath or table centerpiece when registering - either a metal form (18", 14", 12" or 10") or three 4" grapevine…

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Make Your Holiday Wreath

December 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 6, 2016
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Learn how to create a fabulous holiday wreath or centerpiece using conifer boughs, twigs, moss, ribbons, ornaments and your imagination! This year we're offering 2 nights (Monday, December 5 or Tuesday, December 6) but this popular class fills quickly.  Pick your night and sign up soon! Just $20 covers materials and preregistration is required. You'll choose the size of your door wreath or table centerpiece when registering - either a metal form (18", 14", 12" or 10") or three 4" grapevine…

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$20

Holiday Treats for the Birds

December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Holiday Treats for the Birds Bring the kids to this family friendly workshop for the birds Saturday, December 17, 10:00-noon. Kristin Fletcher, SBG Education Director and  long time birder, will read a heartwarming story about a family who makes holiday treats for wildlife.  Then parents & kids will create 2 seed and fruit bird feeders to take home. Cost: $20 for 1 adult and 1 child. Each additional child is $7. No more than 2 children per adult. Space is limited.  Preregistration…

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April 2017
$16 - $20

For the Birds – Build a Chickadee Birdhouse

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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  Bring your kids to this family friendly workshop and help our feathered friends. You’ll build a birdhouse that’s just right for backyard chickadees, and then take it home.  Materials are provided. Date: Saturday, April 8, 10:00-noon Instructors: SBG Education Director Kristin Fletcher and James Stireman are long time bird enthusiasts. Cost: SBG members: $16 for 1 adult/1 child. Nonmembers: $20. Each additional child is $7. Preregistration required.

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May 2017

Climate Change & the Wood River Valley

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library,
415 Spruce Avenue
Ketchum, Idaho 83340 United States
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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 community 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 discuss potential local implications on temperatures, growing season, precipitation, soils and stream flow. After discussing why climate change matters to our diverse, resource-dependent economies, deSmet…

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June 2017
$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 13 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th - 8th graders. Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45…

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$5 - $10

Critters in the Garden – POSTPONED til later this summer

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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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 presented about plants that resist wildlife depredation as well as those are harmful to wildlife and should be avoided. Date/time: Wednesday, June 14, 2017; 6:00 - 7:30…

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$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 20 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2017
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th - 8th graders. Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45…

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$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 27 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2017
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th - 8th graders. Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45…

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July 2017
$25

Daisy Doodles – Art in the Garden

July 10 @ 9:30 am - July 11 @ 12:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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  Tell a story...Explore the Garden...Journal...Create a Book...Bind & Glue...Paint....Sketch...Observe! Daisy Doodles is a fun, 2-day exploration of book making, journaling and art under the mentorship a local artist. Children will weave stories by creating hand-made books inspired by the garden's flowers, trees and creek. Materials and snacks are provided.  Suitable for ages 8-10 for a maximum of 10 children. Dates:  July 10-11, Monday & Tuesday, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Instructor:  Kate O'Brien, art teacher at Bellevue Elementary School. Cost: $25  

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June 2017
Free

Wildflower Walk – Botany & Birds at Centennial Marsh

June 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Join local botanist Carol Blackburn, naturalist Ann Christensen and birding experts for the spectacular blue camas lilies of Centennial Marsh. We'll watch raptors and migrating shorebirds, so bring binoculars if you have them. We'll also stop to discuss the causes and impacts of the Bannock War between Shoshoni-Bannock tribes and white settlers. This is the 1st of the Sawtooth Botanical Garden's (SBG) popular summer wildflower walk series to some of our area’s most diverse and spectacular habitats. Hosted in partnership with the Idaho Native Plant Society. Walks are…

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