OGDEN NATURE CENTER
The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St. in Ogden. For more information, please visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org or call 801-621-7595.
Wild Wednesdays: Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Free for ONC members/$2 children/$3 seniors / $4 adults. Meet in the visitor center. All ages welcome. Today’s topic is “Wild Autographs.” Can you walk like a bear? Are your feet larger than a skunk’s? Get the answers to these questions while learning how to identify the amazing autographs that animals leave behind.
Sunshine Breakfast Benefit: 7:45-8:45 a.m. June 22. Free breakfast to benefit Ogden Nature Center. Donations gratefully accepted. RSVP required by June 15 to 801-621-7595. Space is limited. Come to the center for a sunny, summer breakfast on the back lawn behind the Visitor Center. Learn more about the Ogden Nature Center and the many programs that bring our community closer to nature.
Science Hike: 8-9 a.m. Saturday at Indian Trail. Students and professors from Weber State University’s College of Science have come together to share their passion and knowledge of our local surroundings by leading informational hikes discussing the local terrain and resources in our very own backyards. Botany leaders will discuss the local & diverse plant life in Ogden Canyon.
Wild Edibles Hike: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Green Pond. Dozens of wild, edible plants grow in the region of Northern Utah. Several almost certainly live in your own backyard. Join us for a walk to learn what edibles grow in our area and how to use them. Contact James at 801-755-9274 for further info.
Bird Walks: Today at Green Pond. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Dylan’s (12th and Monroe) for breakfast or at Smith’s parking lot (12th and Harrison) to carpool at 8 a.m.
June 20: Lagoon Trail in Farmington. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at McDonald’s (Riverdale Road and 900 West) for breakfast or at 8 a.m. to carpool.
WAS Meeting: 7 p.m. June 19 at Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St. Keith Evans will present Wildflowers of Northern Utah.
Kayak roll session: 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Weber State Swimming Pool. $8 with own equipment/$20 equipment included. Ages 16 and up. No prior experience necessary, but swimming proficiency required. Registration is required at least 24-hours in advance. Please call 801-626-6373 or stop by to register.
AMGA single-pitch instructor assessment: June 18-19 at various sites around Ogden. The AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Program is the only nationally and internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program. $300 WSU students, $325 non-students. Ages 18 and up. For more information, visit www.weber.edu/outdoor/SPI_Exam.html.
Adventure West Scuba will host the Great Scuba Olympics at 9 a.m Saturday. Prizes will be awarded for teams in the order of finishing. Some of the games included are an egg & spoon race, tug o’ war, tank tow, three-legged fin race, balloon lift, underwater run, underwater dart throw, find the golf ball, and aquatic tic tac toe. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Event begins at 10 a.m. $20 per participant ($25 includes gear). Space is limited. Call 801-476-1300 or e-mail AdventureWestScuba@relia.net.