JANUARY 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 www.ogdennaturecenter.org <http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org> .  

Wild Wednesdays: Snow Tracks – What’s the Trick to Tracking?
Wednesday, January 7, 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Explore the trails with an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist as you identify local animal species and solve print puzzles in the snow. Dress for the weather. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Watercolor Bird and Nest Studies with Utah artist, Terry Johnson
Saturdays — January 10, 17 and 24 from 10 am – 12 noon
$60 Ogden Nature Center members
$75 nonmembers 
Join us on Saturday mornings in January to paint feathery friends and their nests. Watercolor artist Terry Johnson will demonstrate and teach techniques for capturing the colors, gestures and beauty in birds and nests.  Bring a basic watercolor palette and your brushes.  Quality paper will be provided. Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 6 to 801-621-7595.  Class size is limited to 12.

Owl Day at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Saturday, January 10, 10 am – 3 pm
Free
Meet us in Brigham City at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and see live owls from the Ogden Nature Center from 11 am – 12:30 pm.
National Winter Trails Day at North Fork Park 
Saturday, January 10 from 9 am – 1 pm
Free
Meet us up at North Fork Park in Liberty to learn about animals in winter.  We will have animal hides, skulls, animal track keys and stamps.

Bird Menagerie 
Meet us at the Weber County Library, Main Branch Ogden, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden
Monday, January 12 at 7 pm
Free
Learn what makes a bird a bird. We will have examples of eggs, nests, feathers, and taxidermy specimens and investigate adaptations specific to raptors, shore birds, songbirds and more. 

Wild Wednesdays: The Bear Facts – Big, Hairy and a Little Scary! 
Wednesday, January 14, 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Explore the wonderful world of bears with an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist. Investigate the lives of black bears, grizzly bears and their polar bear cousins to the North. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Bird Menagerie 
Meet us at the Weber County Library, Huntsville Branch, 131 S. 7400 E., Huntsville
Thursday, January 15 at 7 pm
Free
Learn what makes a bird a bird. We will have examples of eggs, nests, feathers, and taxidermy specimens and investigate adaptations specific to raptors, shore birds, songbirds and more. 

Scout Saturdays
Saturday, January 17 
9 am – Native vs. Invasive
10 am – Conservation
11 am – Venomous Reptiles and Poisonous Plants
$5 per scout/ per class
The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities. Have a teacher/naturalist help your scout pass off badge requirements during these 45 minute mini classes. Reservations and a non-refundable deposit (50%) is required. For more information on the requirements covered for each badge please refer to our website at www.ogdennaturecenter.org/education/scouting-programs <http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org/education/scouting-programs> .

Kundalini Yoga for Winter– 8 week session
Mondays, January 19 through March 9 from 6:30 – 7:45 pm
$45 members / $50 nonmembers
Ages: Adults
This Kundalini Yoga class is ideal for beginner/intermediate and for those who want to experience Kundalini yoga and meditation.  Bring your own yoga mat and blanket.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing and we recommend not eating for at least one hour before class.  Taught by a certified instructor.  Please pre-register by calling 801-621-7595.

Wild Wednesdays: Fantastic Falcons
Wednesday, January 21, 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
What can dive at over 200 miles per hour?  What has a beak that acts like a can opener?  Falcons!  Learn what separates falcons from other types of birds.  Then take a short hike with a naturalist to look for signs of falcons at the Ogden Nature Center.  Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Bird Watching 101 
Meet us at the Weber County Library, Main Branch Ogden, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden
Thursday, January 22 at 6:30 pm
Free
Come learn about bird watching, bird identification, and places to go birding. We’ll introduce you to a basic bird guide and how to use one.  Meet a live owl or hawk!

Family Snow Day 
Saturday, January 24 from 10am to 1pm
$5 members / $8 non-members
All ages welcome
It’s time for a family snow day! Come enjoy all things snowy. Borrow snowshoes to trek around the trails on a photo scavenger hunt, make and take a snow related craft, go sledding, try your hand at snow art and warm up inside with some hot cocoa.  Pre-registration required.  Please call 801-621-7595 by 4 pm on January 23 to reserve your spot.

Wild Wednesdays: Snarl, Growl, Howl: Foxes and Their Bigger Cousins
Wednesday, January 28, 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$3 children / $4 seniors / $5 adults
All ages welcome
Join an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist as you investigate the secret lives of the canids (dog family). Learn about foxes, coyotes and wolves through stories, pelts, skulls and tracks. Please meet in the Visitor Center. 

Preschool Discovery Days: Walkers, Trotters, Creepers, Crawlers
Choose a date and time: 
Thursday, January 29 or Friday January 30
9:30 am, 11 am or 1 pm
$5 members / $6 non-members
$5 per child for preschool groups over 5
For ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult
Explore the world of creatures that crawl – on many legs, four legs or no legs at all! Find footprints and patterns on the ground, share songs, stories, games and a craft all about moving through nature. Dress for the weather. Pre-registration is required. Walk-ins will only be accepted when space is available. Classes may be canceled due to low attendance. Please call 801-621-7595 for more information or to register.

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