KETCHUM — The Environmental Resource Center will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday to celebrate the organization’s 25th year. The center, at 471 Washington Ave., Ketchum, will detail how local animals are affected by the less-than-average snowpack; solve animal tracking mysteries; ask questions about recycling in the Wood River Valley; and pick up complimentary native seed packets for the spring.

ERC staff will be available to talk about 2018 programs and volunteer opportunities. Complimentary beverages will be served. All ages are welcome for family-friendly activities. More information: call 208-726-4333 or email or go to

The Environmental Resource Center is a nonprofit that provides education and inspires action to cultivate a healthy environment.