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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 • Alpaca wool animals • Up-cycled goods • Handcrafted jewelry • Pottery • Gourmet bake sale & hot chocolate in the yurt • Free nature craft from 11 am – 1 pm • Complimentary gift wrapping   New This Year: • Granola & healthy treats from Insane Dalane • Mini paintings, cards, & calendars by Cara Koolmees • Custom name stamped necklaces while you shop by Felicia Howell • Furoshiki station – learn the eco-friendly way to wrap your gifts using this Japanese style • Amaryllis & bulbs by Willard Bay Gardens • Handmade whimsical animals & ornaments by Lisa Ryujin The Nest gift shop features: • Locally made, eco-friendly items •…

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.