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Special Events

Creatures of the Night

Two crazy nights of outdoor fun, without fright!  Friday & Saturday, Oct. 7 & 8, 5-8:30 pm / All ages. Put on your costumes, bring your flashlights and come have some Halloween fun at the Ogden Nature Center.  Learn about nocturnal animals, play games, hear stories & songs, make nature crafts and hear trailside tales at the campfire. Creatures of the Night is all about education and outdoor adventures. Cost: $5 members of the Ogden Nature Center / $6 nonmembers. Children 3 and under are free. Here are some of the things you can see and do at Creatures of the Night: • Take a crepuscular creep (early night-time) along the trails where you’ll meet the Ogden Nature Center staff transformed into native animals, each with a tale to tell! • Meet live owls, snakes, and spiders. • Enjoy trailside tales & a campfire, face painting & carnival games. • Make fall nature crafts that you can take home. • Check out the hilarious House of Hoots!  • Explore the Bat Cave. • Go through the Spider Web Crawl. • Food vendors. • Costumes and flashlights are welcome.  Children must be with an adult.  Dress for the weather.  This event will…

Let's PULL Together Weed-a-thon

Interested in raising money, learning about invasive weeds and making a difference in the community with your group or business? Join the second Invasive Species Pull-a-Thon at the Ogden Nature Center--a friendly competition and fundraiser. Let’s PULL TOGETHER to get rid of weeds!   When:  Saturday, October 1, anytime between 9am - 3pm at ONC ​What is it: The Ogden Nature Center is hosting a friendly competition and fundraiser geared for people to join together to make a positive impact on the environment.  This event encourages community members and groups to protect the fragile environment of the Ogden Nature Center by learning about invasive species, gaining plant identification skills and pulling invasive plants.  Come out and PULL TOGETHER. How it Works:1.    Form a team and nominate a group leader2.    Fill out a group form at http://oncpullathon.weebly.com3.    After receiving your group’s packet, distribute pledge forms to each group member.4.    Ask friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you for your pulling efforts.5.    Show up at the Ogden Nature Center on October 1st anytime between 9 am – 3 pm to dig some weeds!6.    Gather sponsor pledges and return money to the Ogden Nature Center by  October 15th. Half of the money earned will go to your…