Stories

The stroll down Ogden Nature Center’s Birdhouse Trail is a magical walk enhanced by grand views of Ben Lomond to the north, and punctuated by the occasional sighting of a deer or skunk. But the star...

The winter chill has settled in at the Ogden Nature Center and the last of the leaves are falling. However, our habitat restoration projects are still ongoing! During the fall and even into early wint...

January’s recent snowstorm transformed our beloved nature preserve into a mesmerizing winter wonderland. The once familiar trails and meadows now lay under a pristine blanket of glistening snow, and t...

In collaboration with Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, the Ogden Nature Center recently installed a Motus migratory tracking station on the 152-acre nature preserve, just south of the LS Peery Educatio...

The beautiful and abundant winter birds have arrived at the Ogden Nature Center! Seven days a week, mid-November through mid-March, the Wasatch Audubon Society volunteers fill six feeding stations a...

Beavers are fascinating animals with unique behaviors that significantly influence the ecosystems they inhabit. Beavers are semiaquatic mammals and are the largest rodent in North America. They have s...

Spring Brings Lichen & Magical Moss – by local artist and writer, Susan Snyder At the Ogden Nature Center, spring doesn’t exactly burst into bloom. It tiptoes in along muddy trails that harbor pat...

Taking Root: A naturalist grows beyond the Nature Center – by Susan Snyder The interview was interesting. They handed me two skulls and said, “We’ll be back in five minutes. We’d like you to use t...

Celebrating Cottonwoods by lead teacher naturalist, Susan Snyder Ah, the sights and sounds of spring at Ogden Nature Center. Birds warbling in the trees. Chorus Frogs peeping from the ponds. Visit...

Director's Message: Water, Wings, and Wonder – by Jonathan Creel, Executive Director This winter was phenomenal. As the snow continued to fall, children bundled up and donned snowshoes for winter...

Director's Message – by Jonathan Creel, Executive Director Greetings Ogden Nature Center friends! “What brought you to town?” Appropriately, has been the first question I’m asked when I meet som...

The Ogden Nature Center recognizes outstanding volunteers who served in 2022 The Ogden Nature Center recently honored many members of the community who volunteered during 2022. The Nature Center re...

Written by Sarah Kapel / Photo by Abbey Soukup It’s been a sizzlin’ summer in Utah. This heat can be a lot for our hot-blooded bodies. However for cold-blooded critters, such as the Desert Tortoise,...

 

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