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Ogden Nature Center’s Earth Day Celebration 2022

April 23 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

$4

The Ogden Nature Center is holding its annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 23, from 11 am – 4 pm.  There will be fun and engaging activities, a water-wise perennial plant sale, live performances, green gurus, environmental experts, arts, crafts, fresh food, workshops and more. All ages are invited.

Earth Day will be held rain or shine

  • Alternative transportation and carpooling is encouraged.
  • Recycle your plastic bags! There will be a Smith’s drop-off barrel at the Nature Center on April 23. Anyone who brings in 10+ plastic bags will be entered in a prize drawing!

Fun Activities

  • Wasatch Audubon Society: kids birding area & activities
  • Greenwood Charter School: kids activities
  • Home Depot: making birdhouses
  • Composting in the Garden workshop
  • Puppet Making workshop
  • Face painting
  • Species Invaders
  • Children’s Hour
  • Guided bird walks
  • Nature crafts
  • Talk and video about early Ogdenite/conservationist, Bernard DeVoto — hosted by Scott Greenwell

Green Gurus

  • Weber County Library: library information
  • Trails Foundation Northern Utah: local pathways
  • Velomobile: alternative modes of transporation
  • Mountain Lion Foundation: Mountain Lion habitat & conservation
  • Great Old Broads for Wilderness: activities & cards
  • Sunshine Family Farms: CSA & seedlings
  • Ogden City Storm Water & Conservation
  • LeafFilter
  • HawkWatch International: birds of prey
  • DaVinci Green Dragons & Idle-free Ogden
  • Rocky Mountain Power
  • Natural Grocers

Fresh Food

  • Grounds for Coffee
  • Lucky Slice Pizza
  • Wimpy & Fritz
  • Menchies Frozen Yogurt

Entertainment

  • Live Animal Presentations
  • Trail Tales
  • Celtic Beat Irish Dancers
  • Professional Storytelling
  • Live Music
  • Nature Poetry Outloud / Poetry Trail

Check it Out

  • Resident birds on display
  • Earth Day Art Poster Exhibit
  • Birdhouse Competition Exhibit
  • LS Peery Nature Nook

Goods

  • Willard Bay Gardens: native plant sale
  • Green Dani B
  • Local Artisan Collective: upcycled goods + children’s activity
  • Simply Eden
  • Emmisoure Gallery: wildlife photography
  • Zulma and David: handmade toys

SPONSORS

  • Ogden City Arts
  • Elliott-Hall Company
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Utah Legislature/Utah Division of Arts & Museums
  • Grounds for Coffee
  • Bloom RecyclersAnnual Birdhouse Exhibit
    Additionally, the Ogden Nature Center’s annual exhibit of birdhouses will be on display along birdhouse trail. 88 new entries were added this year! Some of the birdhouses are for sale, with all proceeds going to the creators/artists.  Birdhouses will be on exhibit through the end of June, 2022.

    Earth Day Art Poster Exhibit
    Winners of the annual Earth Day Art Poster Contest will be announced at a ceremony at 11 a.m. on April 23. All of the entries will be on display in the L.S. Peery Education Building through May 21, 2022.

Information, directions to the Ogden Nature Center and event details can be found online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org or by calling 801-621-7595.  The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St., Ogden.

Details

Date:
April 23
Time:
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
$4
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Venue

Ogden Nature Center
966 W. 12th Street
Ogden,UTUnited States
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Phone:
801-621-7595
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