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Special Events

Holiday Open House, December 6

The Nest Holiday Open House will be held Saturday, December 6 from 9 am – 4 pm.  The Nature Center invites the entire community to come out and enjoy free admission, a local art & craft sale, shopping in gift shop, a fancy bake sale, a kids craft and holiday festivities.  This is a great day to bundle up, explore the wintery trails, spot winter birds, and then get cozy inside the yurt with hot chocolate and gourmet goodies. Open House Favorites: • Fresh evergreen swags and centerpieces • Gourmet bake sale & hot chocolate in the yurt • Free nature craft from 11 am – 1 pm • Complimentary gift wrapping   New This Year: Insane Dalane – granola Cara Koomees – mini paintings, greeting cards, calendars, prints Our Children’s Earth – upcycled goods Willard Bay Gardens – bulbs, holiday plants Felicia Howell – custom name necklaces while you shop Lisa Ryujin – nature inspired dolls from recycled materials, nature inspired illustrations and journals, handspun yarns Cathy Cartwright – wooly whimsical animals Rebecca Browers – holiday greeting cards and gift bags; all occasion greeting cards Nikki Wayment – handmade scarves, natural body products Allison Bowing – firecones Bryce King…

It's Time To Build Birdhouses!

Entries due March 23-28, 2015. The Ogden Nature Center presents its 22nd Annual Birdhouse Competition and Exhibit. The competition encourages creative, functional, environmentally friendly & durable backyard habitats for birds.  The Nature Center's famous Birdhouse Trail is lined with whimsical, classy, and creative birdhouses. All ages may enter up to two birdhouses, and there is no entry fee. Cash prizes will be awarded and several of the birdhouses will be chosen to be displayed along birdhouse trail through the summer months. Please read more for contest details, birdhouse specs and an official entry form.