May 3 @  9:30 am: Join us for a moderate/difficult 6.2 mile round-trip hike to Stack Rock. We will meet at the IOA Hall at 9:30 am, and then caravan to the trailhead. Along the way, we will make a brief stop at the parking lot in front of Luluís Pizza, on Bogus Basin Road, for those who prefer to join us there (at about 9:50).

This hike is for IOA members only. If you arenít a member, no worries, just print out a membership application at,  and bring it along. The annual dues are $15 for an individual or $20 for a family.


May 12 @ 7:00 pm: The Right Plants, in the Right Place, at the Right Time: A Decadeís Effort in Native Plant Materials Development and Restoration Research in the Great Basin (and Beyond). University of Idaho graduate student and USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station biological technician Matt Fisk will discuss various ongoing and past restoration research projects across the Great Basin and beyond. Topics will include an overview of common local Great Basin native flora, the Great Basin Native Plant Project, the native plant materials development process, post-fire restoration techniques, and the Seeds of Success program. He will also explore cold hardiness accumulation and loss with the local subshrub species Eriogonum umbellatum (sulphur-flower buckwheat) across space and time.


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