NOVEMBER 2016 ACTIVITIES AT THE OGDEN NATURE CENTER

NOVEMBER 2016 ACTIVITIES AT THE OGDEN NATURE CENTER

The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street in Ogden, Utah.  More details can be found online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org <http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org> .  
***Photos and artwork available upon request.

Wild Wednesday: Oh Deer!
Wednesday, November 2 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages            
Large ears that never stop moving.  Antlers that grow back every year.  The ability to run at speeds over 45 miles per hour!  What is it?  Mule Deer!  Join us for a special Wild Wednesday program about one of our favorite and most fascinating mammals that call Utah and the Ogden Nature Center home.  Join an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist as we search for live deer. Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Wild Wednesday: In Honor – A Special Veteran’s Day Program
Wednesday, November 9 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages
Join us for our annual celebration of Veteran’s Day as we discuss the history of this special holiday.  Our resident Bald Eagle, Des Ta Te, will be on hand as well as we honor our veterans.  Free admission for veterans and current military members.  Program will highlight some scout requirements. Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Felted Wool Owl Workshop 
Saturday, November 12 from 10 am-12:30 pm
$13 for members / $15 for non-members                                    
All ages            
Julie Baker of Puffy Pals will help you create your very own miniature felted owl. All supplies will be provided and are included in the cost. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 801-621-7595 by Friday, November 5 to reserve your spot. 
 
Wild Wednesday: Living Close to the Land
Wednesday, November 16 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages
Join the Ogden Nature Center education team for tales and demonstrations of plant and animal uses by indigenous cultures. Go back in time as you step into a real-life tipi. Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Nature Photography 
Saturday, November 19 from 10 am-1 pm
$20 for members / $25 for non-members                                    
Ages: Adults
Join award-winning Master Photographer Howard Noel for a nature photography workshop at the Nature Center. Howard will teach you the essentials of photographing landscapes and wildlife and lead you on a photo shoot in the field. Visit www.hnoel.com to preview Howard’s stunning work. Bring your camera and any accessories. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 801-621-7595 by Thursday, November 17th to reserve your spot. 
 
Scout Saturdays 
Saturday, November 19 
9 am – Native vs. Invasive
10 am – Conservation
11 am – Venomous Reptiles
$5 per scout / per 45 minute class  
Come for one, or all three classes                                    
All ages            
The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities. Have a teacher/naturalist help your scout pass off badge requirements  during these 45-minute mini classes. Reservations and a non-refundable 50% deposit is required. For more information on the requirements met for each badge or for information on booking a private tour, please visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org/education/scouting-programs
 
Preschool Discovery Days: Nature’s Numbers
Choose a date and time:  Tuesday, November 22, or Wednesday November 23 
9:30 am11am, or 1pm
$5 members / $6 for non-members                                            
Ages: 3-5            
Join us as we explore numbers in nature! Search for wildlife as we hike around the trails counting the creatures we find.  Learn some counting songs, play games and create a cute counting craft. Our preschool programs are designed for 3 - 5 year old children. Preschool admission price includes 1 child and 1 adult. Preschool groups of five or more children are $5 for a child/adult pair; teachers/aides are free with participating class. General admission fees will apply to any additional family members in attendance. A non-refundable deposit of 50% must be paid in advance to pre-register groups of 5 children or more. Pre-registration is required.  Please call 801-621-7595 to reserve your spot.
 
Wild Wednesday: Gobble, Gobble! All About Turkeys
Wednesday, November 23 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages
Are you a natural gobbler?  The more you learn about these unique birds the faster you’ll discover that there is more to the turkey than meets the palate. Learn fun facts about turkeys & Thanksgiving, then hit the trails to look for other ground-dwelling birds. Please meet in the Visitor Center.
 
Wild Wednesday: All that Scat
Wednesday, November 30 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$5 adults / $4 seniors / $3 kids (2-11)            
All ages
Scat is animal poop. Knowing who dropped what scat helps us understand who is moving around the Nature Center. Join an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist for a short hike around the nature preserve looking for scat and the animals that left it behind. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

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