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Fly with the Flock 5K

Running with Nature, 5K Run, Ogden Nature Center, Ogden, Utah, Children's Activities, Family, Annual Pancake BreakfastThe Ogden Nature Center’s annual 5K Trail Run and Pancake Breakfast is slated for the first Saturday in May annually.

This isn’t your average 5K– you’ll also get to meet live birds, enjoy a yummy pancake breakfast, score a fun goodie bundle & a cool, technical t-shirt as well as a kids dash & fun activities for the littles!

1st Saturday in May Annually

Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St Ogden, UT 84404-5410 (801) 621-7595

Swaner EcoCenter Nature Walk

Swaner EcoCenter will offer weekly nature walks on the south side of the Swaner Preserve. Join us for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the Preserve home, and how the Preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mud shoes recommended. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are welcome.

Reservations for nature walks are required and there is a $5 for non-members. To RSVP, please contact us at 435.649.1767 ext. 113, [email protected], or [email protected]

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Ogden Nature Center Free Saturday

The Ogden Nature Center will offer free admission and naturalist guided activities on Saturdays throughout the summer. Free hands-on crafts, nature walks and activities will be provided from 9:30-11 am and from 1-2:30 pm. Many thanks to RAMP/Weber County for making Free Summer Saturdays possible. For weekly activities, check our website at www.ogdennaturecenter.org.

Located in the heart of Ogden, you’ll find a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round. Visitors enjoy 1.5 miles of walking trails, picnic areas, tree houses, bird blinds and an exhibit of live birds of prey. The preserve is a hot spot for birding. Two of Utah’s greenest buildings are on site to teach about sustainable structures. A unique gift shop is located in the Visitor Center.

The Ogden Nature Center offers a wide variety of classes & workshops for all ages including art, photography, birding, wildlife in Utah, outdoor recreation, conservation, sustainability, summer camps and more.

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Utah Green Festival

Learn what you can do to save money and reduce your impact on the environment. Reducing your carbon footprint is easy to do and will help you save on monthly expenses.

The 2nd Annual Utah Green Festival feature alternative fuel vehicles, solar, wind, geothermal and electric power providers, local nurseries, farmer market vendors, community organizations and a variety of statewide organizations emphasizing sustainability in their product, services or organization. Reducing your carbon footprint is easy, cost effective and fun.

The festival will feature vendors, experts, live music, children activities, green workshops every thirty minutes, a climbing wall, bounce house, food and fun. Best of all, admission is free.

The Conservation Garden Park is uniquely situated to host the Utah Green Festival because of its emphasis on educating the public on ways to save water and energy through waterwise landscaping methods and water conservation.

http://www.conservationgardenpark.org/green2009.aspx

Conservation Garden

Thanksgiving Point Two-Buck Tuesdays

$2 Tuesdays are your chance to experience Thanksgiving Point for just $2 per guest, per venue. So, for every Tuesday in August, you can visit the Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point Gardens, or Farm Country. Or all three. Bring the family, bring the neighbors, but make sure you don’t miss the chance to experience Thanksgiving Point.

What Else is $2?
• Cooking Classes. Bring a friend for $2. Register for any Emporium Kitchen cooking classes in August and pay just $2 to bring a friend. (Please call 801.768.2300 to register).
• Emporium Fudge. Yummy, rich, delicious original fudge from the Emporium. Get a half-pound for just $2.

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