Earth Day Fair at Ogden Nature Center

APRIL 3, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OGDEN NATURE CENTER
Contacts:  
Sabrina Foster, Event Planner, 801-621-7595 /sfoster@ogdennaturecenter.org
Brandi Bosworth, Public Relations Coordinator, 801-621-7595 / bbosworth@ogdennaturecenter.org
 
Please note: photos and/or graphics are available upon request 
 
Ogden Nature Center’s EARTH DAY FAIR 2017

Ogden, UT – The Ogden Nature Center is holding an Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 22, from 11:30 am – 4 pm.  There will be fun and engaging activities, puppets, a water-wise perennial plant sale, live performances, green gurus, environmental experts, arts, crafts, fresh food and more. All ages are invited.
 
When:  Saturday, April 22from 11:30 am - 4 pm
Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street
Admission:  $4 per person
The Earth Day Fair will be held rain or shine
Alternative transportation and carpooling is encouraged

Exhibitors
Solar and wind demos by Westinghouse
Live birds of prey by HawkWatch International
Bike valet by Ogden Bicycle Collective
Best recycling practices by Bloom Recyclers
WSU Sustainability Practices & Research Center
Book Sale and Birding by Wasatch Audubon Society
Nature Camp info by Honeybee Nature School
Smokey the Bear
Water Trailer by Ogden Ranger District
Culinary Water by Ogden City Water Conservation
Storm Water and Urban Forestry by Ogden City Storm Water
Local pathways by Weber Pathways
Water conservation practices by Weber Basin Water District
Ecotrike by Utah Population Environment Coalition
Earth Day Art Posters on Display
Velomobile
WSU Zoology Club
Utah Conservation Corp
Track ID games and animal artifacts by Wild Aware Utah
Ladybugs by Weber County Library
Live animals by Western Wildlife Conservancy
Recycling game by Sonic Drive In
Climate Change Lobby
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
 
Activities
Composting Workshop
WSU Sunscope
Walking Meditation by Ogden Sangha Yoga
Children’s activities by Local Artisan Collective
Head wreath making by WSU Botany Club
Storytelling
Puppet workshop
Climbing wall by Cliffhanger Recreation
Face painting
Species invaders
Childrens hour
Green building and solar array tours
Nature crafts
Trail tales
Live animal presentations by Ogden Nature Center
 
Vendors
Perennial plant sale by Willard Bay Gardens
Local wares by Local Artisan Collective
Home delivery service by Winder Farms
Pottery by Earth In Art
Solar Chandeliers by Trinity Presbyterian Church
 
Food
Suzie’s Scone Shoppe
Crepes Etc
Grounds for Coffee
Lucky Slice
 
Entertainment on the Stage
11:30-12:00 – Nickolas Whitesides
12:15-1:30 – Imagine Music
2:00-2:30 – Celtic Beat Irish Dancers
2:45 – 3:45 – Utah Puppet Association Puppet Show
 
Sponsors
Ogden City Arts
Westinghouse
Elliott-Hall Company
Orbital ATK
Standard-Examiner
Grounds for Coffee
 
Annual Birdhouse Exhibit
Additionally, the Ogden Nature Center’s annual exhibit of birdhouses will be on display along birdhouse trail. Over 150 birdhouses will be on display.  Some of the birdhouses are for sale, with all proceeds going to the creators/artists.  Birdhouses will be on exhibit through the end of June.
 
Earth Day Art Poster Exhibit
Winners of the annual Earth Day Art Poster Contest will be announced at a ceremony at 11 a.m. Contestants and their families are invited.  This year’s theme is Be”Utah”ful – my favorite Utah landscape.
 
Information, directions to the Ogden Nature Center and events details can be found online atwww.ogdennaturecenter.org<http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org> or by calling 801-621-7595.  The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St., Ogden.
 
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