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Intermountain Bird Observatory's Diane Moore Nature Center Student Art Request

Students from Kindergarten through University are invited to submit their work to be featured on Intermountain Bird Observatory signage at the Diane Moore Nature Center.

Intermountain Bird Observatory's Diane Moore Nature Center Student Art Request
Intermountain Bird Observatory's Diane Moore Nature Center Student Art Request

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2024, 11:50 PM – 11:55 PM

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Click here for Art Submission Form

Please submit any original 2D artwork (painting, drawing, print, paper collage, etc).

● Submissions will be selected from a variety of student age ranges based on

creativity, style, and representation of the chosen species.

● We will select no more than one submission per species to be featured on signage.

● Artists may submit up to 4 original works.

● Works should be at least 5” x 5” to be featured on our nature center signage.

Please note: This is not a formal contest with declared winners. Selected artwork will be

featured on Intermountain Bird Observatory signage, brochures, website, and/or online

communications. Students whose artwork is selected will be notified via email.

Send artwork by mail to:

Intermountain Bird Observatory

c/o Heidi Ware Carlisle

1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83715

Or send a high resolution image (ideally 300dpi) to

Originals sent in the mail should be no larger than 18” x 18”, and will not be returned

unless specifically arranged in advance.

We encourage submissions featuring these four species categories. Here is a list of

species you might like to choose, but we will accept submissions of any species that

might live along the Boise River.


American Kestrel

American Robin

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Bald Eagle

Belted Kingfisher

Bewick’s Wren

Black Capped Chickadee

Black-chinned hummingbird

Bullock’s Oriole

California Quail

Cedar waxwing

Common Goldeneye

Common Merganser

Downy Woodpecker

Great Blue Heron

House Wren

Lesser Goldfinch

Northern Flicker

Orange-Crowned Warbler


Red Tailed Hawk

Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

Song Sparrow

Turkey Vulture

Warbling Vireo

White-crowned Sparrow

Yellow-breasted Chat

Yellow Warbler

Insects and spiders

Western Tiger Swallowtail

Ligated Furrow Bee

Band-winged meadowhawk (dragonfly)

Ten-lined June Beetle

Viceroy Butterfly

Purple tiger beetle

Monarch Butterfly, chrysalis, or



Banded Garden Spider

Western Spotted Orbweaver spider

Hunt's Bumble Bee

Golden Northern Bumble Bee

Convergent ladybug

Red-femured Milkweed Borer

stink bug (pentatomidae)

Painted Lady butterfly

Lorquin's admiral (butterfly)

Small White (butterfly)

Bold Jumping Spider

Oleander "milkweed" aphid

thread-waisted sand wasps

Spotted bird grasshopper

Common Water Strider



Other Wildlife

Western Fence Lizard

Garter Snakes

Gopher Snake




Mule Deer



Silver-haired Bat

Cottontail Rabbit

Signal crayfish

Rainbow trout


Golden Currant

Showy Milkweed

Syringa (Mock Orange)

Purple Tansy Aster



Lewis’s Flax

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant

Munroe’s Globemallow

Purple Prairie Clover

Rocky Mountain Columbine

Wood’s Rose

Rubber Rabbitbrush

Curlycup Gumweed

Common Sunflower

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