OGDEN NATURE CENTER
Wild Wednesdays: Today at 3:30 p.m. Today's topic is "Hooked on Fish". Did you know there are eight endangered or threatened species of fish that call Utah home? Spend an hour with a naturalist and learn other cool facts about Utah's diverse fish. Observe least chub in our aquarium and meet some of our resident fish-eating birds. Meet in the Visitor Center.
Call for entries: 17th Annual Birdhouse Competition. Birdhouse entries are due March 29 through 4 p.m. April 3. Awards presentation will be 5:30 p.m. April 14. Exhibit Showing on Birdhouse Trail: April 17-Aug. 31. Nature lovers, designers, artists, craftspeople and others are invited to enter hand-crafted birdhouses. Each entrant may enter up to two original works. For complete guidelines, entry forms or more information, please call (801) 621-7595 or visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org.
Wednesday Morning Hikers: 9 a.m. today and every Wednesday morning through April 1. These outings are open to everyone including families of all ages. A sled will be provided for young ones during snow season. Be prepared to snowshoe, if necessary. For outing location, please call Tracey at (801) 776-1713. Please leave a message if she doesn't answer.
Moonlight Hike: 7 p.m. Thursday. Enjoy beautiful moonlight hikes throughout the fall and winter seasons. The location of the hike will not be announced until three or four days before the hike. This will allow picking the best location due to weather, air quality and avalanche conditions. Some of the locations we are considering are Bonneville Shoreline Trail, North Fork Park Trail, Weber Pathways Rail Trail, the Bird Song Trail, other Snowbasin trails and South Skyline Trail. E-mail Dave at email@example.com or text/call him at (801) 549-7451.
Moonlight Glide: 7 p.m. Friday. Weber Pathways and Ogden Nordic are hosting three moonlight glides this winter in North Fork Park. Natural light reflecting off the snow means no lights are required. Bring your friends and ski or snowshoe out to a warming fire and then enjoy hot drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Cancellations possible due to weather. Check www.ogdennordic.com prior to departure. What to Bring: Snowshoes/X-country skis, mixers, hors d'oeuvres, headlamps optional. What is Provided: Fire, hot chocolate, hot cider, coffee. For more information, please call Terry at (801) 690-6400.
Bird Walks: Today at Two Rivers Trail. Meet at 8 a.m. at the Country Market Restaurant (Take 1100 West north from 21st St. to Flying J/Conoco Plaza on left) for breakfast or at 8:45 to carpool.
March 31: Riverdale Trail (South). Meet at 7:45 a.m. at McDonald's (Riverdale Rd. & 900 West) for breakfast or at 8:15 at the trailhead parking lot (From Riverdale Rd., south on 700 West for one block, left on 4600 South to lot on right at end of road).
The 12th Annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival announces and invites Utah students in grades K-12 to enter the Student Art Contest 2010. Students can draw a color picture of an adult male Western Tanager by gathering ideas from bird field guides or other printed material. Contest entries are due by 5 p.m. on April 1. Winners will be announced at the Quackers and Cheese Reception on May 14 at the Davis County Legacy Events Center in Farmington.