Outdoor calendar - June 26

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June 25, 2013
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The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St. in Ogden. For more information, visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org or call 801-621-7595.

Wild Wednesdays: Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. Free for ONC members/$2 children/$3 seniors/$4 adults. Meet in the visitor center. All ages welcome. Today’s topic is “Dip into Summer.” The dog days of summer are here. There’s no better time to grab a net and explore what lives in the Nature Center ponds. You never know what or who you might find.

Free RAMP Summer Saturdays: The Ogden Nature Center is offering free admission and activities on Saturdays during the summer, June 8-Aug. 24. Activities led by a teacher naturalist will be held at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. every Saturday. Activities will include guided nature walks, live animal presentations, games, creative nature crafts and more. Check in at the visitor center front desk.

Summer Nature Camps: Summer camps for age groups ranging from 2-16. Join in the summer fun and expand your nature knowledge. Single-day and multi-day adventure camps are available all summer long. Registration is required. For more information, pricing, and to register campers, call 801-621-7595. Full details and more camps in July and August are all posted online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org.


Wednesday Night Hikes: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday nights throughout the month. Locations vary. Refer to www.meetup.com/webercountyoutdoors or email wasatchhikers@gmail.com for more info.

Progressive Saturday Hiking Series: 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Waterfall Canyon. This hike brings us to a 200-foot waterfall. This hike is only about 1.6 miles to the waterfall but it has a steeper incline than any hikes we have done so far in the series. Email Jami at jamifc@aol.com for more information.

Geology Guided Hike: 9-10 a.m. Saturday at 22nd Street Trailhead in Ogden. Geology leaders will explore the controversial topic of current and past climate change, human impact, and the evidence that surrounds us regarding the climate. Email outreach@weberpathways.org for more information.


Women’s Wildflower Walk: Sunday. We may or may not get to Yellow Pine Lake in the beautiful Uinta mountain range this day as we will be stopping and admiring the flowers along the way. Bring flower books, two liters of water, lunch and a friend. Call Joanie at 801-399-0034 for more information about carpooling to the trailhead (women only).


Bird Walks: Today at Fernwood Trail/Kay’s Creek: Meet at McDonald’s (5745 S. Harrison) at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast or at 8 a.m. to carpool. from U.S. 89 in Layton, turn east on Cherry Lane. Take Valley View Road north. Turn onto Fernwood Drive (2000 North) heading east. Turn right at first “T” intersection. Stay on Fernwood Drive to parking area.


Weber River Inflatable Kayak Trip: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. $25 WSU students/ $35 non-students. The Weber River has some great opportunities for novice whitewater enthusiasts. Come join us as we attempt to beat the summer heat. Participants must be 18 or older and able to swim confidently. Meet at the Outdoor Program at 11 a.m.


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The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St. in Ogden. For more information, visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org or call 801-621-7595.