Friday, August 23, 2013

September 2013 Activities at The Ogden Nature Center

The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street in Ogden, Utah.  More details can be found online at . For questions, or to register for classes or camps, please call 801-621-7595.

DSC05980Wild Wednesdays -- Mammal Mia
Wednesday, September 4 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC Members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome!
Learn about the amazing mammals that live in Utah and the Great Basin region.  Touch skulls and pelts and learn what makes mammal unique.  Learn why you’re a mammal.  Take a short walk with a naturalist to observe live deer and possibly other mammals at the Nature Center.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Bird In Flight- Meri#3D2593 (2)The Ogden Nature Center’s 28th Annual Wildwoods BASH
Friday, September 6 at 5 pm
Tickets are $60 per person or $1000 for a reserved, sponsor table of 10.  Tickets may be purchased online at  or by phone at 801-621-7595 or in person at the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden.
The Ogden Nature Center is hosting the Wildwoods BASH, an annual fundraiser which supports the Nature Center’s mission to unite people with nature and nurture appreciation and stewardship of the environment. The public is invited to come out and show their support for nature education in our community, while enjoying a fun evening outdoors. The event includes a gourmet dinner prepared by some of Ogden’s favorite restaurants, live music by The Blue Sage Band and an auction of outdoor gear, experiences, art and gifts – all inspired by nature.  This fun, casual party is held in Ogden Nature Center’s backyard glen. 

geese2Wild Wednesdays -- Migration Station: A Back to School Special
Wednesday, September 11 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC Members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome!
Are you ready to migrate back to school? Kick off the start of another school year by learning about animal migration.  Meet live animals that migrate and learn how they travel long distances to find food and shelter.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Wild Wednesdays -- Endangered in Utah
Wednesday, September 18 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC Members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome!
With the help of Des Ta Te the Bald Eagle and Laser the Desert Tortoise discover what it means to be an endangered species.  Learn what causes animals and plants to become endangered and what you can do to help. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

cheywsnakesmaller (2)Scout Saturdays
Saturday, September 21
9 am – Native vs. Invasive
10 am – Conservation
11 am – Venomous Reptiles
Cost: $5 per scout
The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities.  Have an ONC teacher/naturalist help your scout pass off badge requirements during one of our 45-minute workshops. Reservations and a non-refundable deposit required.  Please call 801-621-7595. For more information refer to

journalingincolor (2)Illustrated Nature Journaling
Taught by ONC teacher/naturalist, Susan Snyder
Tuesday, September 24 from 10 am – 12 noon (then bring a picnic and enjoy lunch at the Nature Center)
$6 members / $8 nonmembers
Ages: 16+
Explore your relationship with nature through art and reflection. ONC teacher-naturalist Susan Snyder will guide participants as they examine and discuss journals by some famous American naturalists and then hit the trails to try their hand at making some entries. Bring a journal or notebook (unlined pages are best, but lines are OK) and any drawing or writing utensils you prefer. Regular pencils, pens, colored pencils and some watercolors will be provided for participants’ use. Pre-registration required by 4 pm Monday, Sept. 23. To register please call 801-621-7595.

Pale Swallowtail copy (2)Wild Wednesdays -- Colorful Confusion
Wednesday, September 25 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC Members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome!
Monarchs are orange, scrub jays are blue, black and white skunks have a message for you. Find out the many different ways that critters use color in nature.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Pre-school Discovery Days – Bizzy Buzzy Bugs
Choose a date and time:
Thursday, September 26 or Friday, September 27
9:30 am, 11 am or 1 pm on either of the dates above
$5 child/parent members
$6 per child/parent nonmembers
General admission rates apply to all other family members.  Group/preschool registration (5 or more students) - $5 per child/parent.  Teachers and classroom aids are free.  A 50% non-refundable deposit is required. Pre-registration required. Call 801-621-7595 to register.
Ages: 3-5
Buzz and crawl your way around the Ogden Nature Center as you hunt and net insects. See a spider up close, grow your own wings, sing buggy songs and hear buggy stories.

Kundalini Yoga, 8 week session
Monday evenings, September 30 through November 18 from 6:30 – 7:45 pm
for beginners to intermediate
$45 members / $50 non-members
Ages: adults
This Kundalini Yoga class is ideal for beginners or for those who want a gentle Kundalini practice.  Bring your own yoga mat and blanket.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing, and we recommend not eating for at least two hours before the start of class. Taught by instructor Bruce Fisk.  Please pre-register by calling 801-621-7595.

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