There is amazing work in the field of environmental education happening across the State of Idaho. Our EE Excursions are designed to put you in contact with some of the leading thinkers and doers in our field.  Excursions are free and are open to anyone looking to learn more about environmental education.


Upcoming Events and Excursions

  • IdEEA Field to Table Member Fall Social
    Sat, Oct 15
    Fiddler's Green Farm
    Oct 15, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM MDT
    Fiddler's Green Farm, 14440 N Broken Horn Rd, Boise, ID 83714, USA
    IdEEA Members Only: Bring the family and get ready for an amazing evening of local food, beverages, and live music.
  • September HappEE Hour at Red Robin
    Tue, Sep 27
    Red Robin Parkcenter
    Sep 27, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Red Robin Parkcenter, 211 W Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706, USA
    Come join us for HappEE Hour at Red Robin!
  • Finding Dragons in the Field
    Tue, Sep 27
    Parkcenter Pond
    Sep 27, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM MDT
    Parkcenter Pond , 385 E Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706, USA
    Download the iNaturalist app on your personal device and get ready to participate in some citizen science fun!

Past Events

  • May HappEE Hour at Lost Shack
    Tue, May 10
    Lost Shack
    May 10, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Lost Shack, 3724 S Eckert Rd #110, Boise, ID 83716, USA
    Come join us for HappEE Hour at Lost Shack!
  • Birds and the Boise River with IBO
    May 10, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Boise, 7191 ID-21, Boise, ID 83716, USA
    Join biologists and educators from the Intermountain Bird Observatory, IdEEA, and more as we explore the bird and habitat diversity of the upper Boise River
  • April HappEE Hour at Mother Earth Brew Co
    Wed, Apr 13
    Mother Earth Brew Co Downtown Boise
    Apr 13, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Mother Earth Brew Co Downtown Boise, 406 S 3rd St, Boise, ID 83702, USA
    Come join us for HappEE Hour at Mother Earth Brew Co in Downtown Boise!
  • Integrating Idaho’s Fish into our Teaching
    Apr 13, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    MK Nature Center, 600 S Walnut St, Boise, ID 83712, USA
    We will spend some time learning about the different ways we can bring fish into our teaching practices and then spend some time exploring what the MK Nature Center has to offer schools and the public.
  • Bringing Life to Your Backyard and Classroom
    Tue, Mar 29
    Idaho Botanical Gardens
    Mar 29, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MDT
    Idaho Botanical Gardens, 2355 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712, USA
    **Postponed to March 29th** Join Elizabeth Dickey, IBG’s Education Director and 2021 Environmental Educator of the Year, for a short overview of their EE programs, some hands-on activities, and a quick tour of the facility
  • March HappEE Hour at Barbarian Brewing
    Tue, Mar 15
    Barbarian Brewing Downtown Taproom
    Mar 15, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Barbarian Brewing Downtown Taproom, 1022 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702, USA
    Join us for HappEE Hour at Barbarian Brewing!
  • Intro to Finding Dragons
    Mar 11, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    This virtual presentation will include project leaders Ethan Tolman & Dick Jordan and scientists from the American Museum of Natural History who will be discussing their research with IdEEA and students in Idaho.
  • September EE Excursion: EverWild Forest School
    Thu, Sep 09
    EverWild Forest School
    Sep 09, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM
    EverWild Forest School, 6000 N Glenwood St, Garden City, ID 83714, USA
  • 21st Century Conservation Corps: Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults
    Apr 08, 2021, 3:30 PM MDT
    Join the Idaho Conservation Corps and Idaho Environmental Education Association to learn more about the role of modern day conservation corps and the opportunities they provide for Idaho's youth and young adults.
  • Rethinking What it Means to be an Environmentalist with Matt Podolsky
    Jan 14, 2021, 3:30 PM MST
    Filmmaker, podcaster, and co-founder of the Wild Lens Collective Matt Podolsky discusses the interconnected nature of our planet's overlapping crises, using examples from his recent work documenting the plight of the world's most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita.
  • November Excursion - Canyon County Parks, Cultural & Natural Resources
    Nov 10, 2020, 3:00 PM
    Learn about Canyon County Parks, Cultural & Natural Resources' premier environmental education program at Celebration Park through a virtual IdEEA Excursion!
  • Outdoor Education for Early Learners and Educator of the Year Awards
    Aug 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    A Virtual Event provided by ZOOM
    EE Excursion focused on outdoor education with the Idaho Botanical Garden, Idaho Environmental Education Association, and the Roots Forest School!
  • June HappEE Hour - Powderhaus - Postponed
    Thu, Jun 11
    Powderhaus Brewing Company
    Jun 11, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Powderhaus Brewing Company, 9719 W Chinden Blvd, Garden City, ID 83714, USA
    Connect with your education network at Powderhaus Brewing Company!
  • June Excursion - Boise Watershed
    Thu, Jun 11
    Online Event through Zoom
    Jun 11, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Online Event through Zoom
  • March HappEE Hour - Mad Swede
    Thu, Mar 05
    Mad Swede Brewing Company
    Mar 05, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Mad Swede Brewing Company, 2772 S Cole Rd #140, Boise, ID 83709, USA
    A chance to connect with your fellow educators!
  • March Field Trip - Birds of Prey
    Thu, Mar 05
    The Peregrine Fund's World Center For Bi
    Mar 05, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    The Peregrine Fund's World Center For Bi, 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709, USA
  • January Field Trip- Snow School at Bogus
    Jan 24, 2020, 3:00 PM
    Bogus Basin, Bogus Basin, Idaho 83629, USA

All EE Excursions are included with your annual IdEEA membership. New to IdEEA?  Your first excursion is free of charge, so feel free to come along to see what it's all about!



Connect with leading educators in the field

If you are interested in hosting a field trip for environmental educators, please reach out to us!