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5 Ways to give back to Mother Nature this Earth Day in Ogden

5 Ways to give back to Mother Nature this Earth Day in Ogden

Earth Day is April 22!

Posted: 04/16/2018

Celebrate at the Ogden Nature Center

The Ogden Nature Center has the biggest Earth Day Celebration in town. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m. Learn what you can do to preserve and protect nature, how to use natural resources, how to set up compost and discover Utah’s natural habitate. There will be live music, Celtic Beat Irish Dancers, a birdhouse exhibit, green gurus, environmental experts, arts and crafts, fresh food, face paint and lamas! Cost: $2 per person, learn more at www.ogdennaturecenter.org.

Plant a Tree 

Plant a tree at no cost to you! Ogden City has offered over 200 free trees for residents to plant in the parking strip areas in front of their homes.  A variety of trees will be available from the Ogden City nursery. Trees are distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis and are limited to one tree per household. Don’t wait until they are gone, find out how you can get a new tree by calling 801-629-8271 or go to www.ogdencity.com.

Wildlife Baby Shower 

This is a baby shower that you won’t want to miss. The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah will be having their annual wildlife baby shower. Enjoy party games, bird presentations, refreshments, crafts and a silent auction at the WRCNU’s baby shower. Bring donations from their wish list for the animals and help them continue to rescue and rehabilitate Utah animals. For more information go to www.wrcnu.org or call 801-814-7888.

Pack it in Pack it out 

We have an abundance of trails in the Ogden Area, and leaving your picnic in the middle of a trail is a big no-no. If you pack in goodies, make sure that you pack out the empty containers.  Because not everyone is aware of this rule, I like to hike with an extra bag to pick up any clutter I do stumble across on the trail. It’s a green habit to pick up and Mother Nature will thank you for it by giving you some good karma.

Volunteer

Are you ready to start your volunteer adventure? Volunteer options range from a couple hours to ongoing opportunities. You can become a weed warrior, adopt-a-river, adopt-a-park, spend a day cleaning the trials or volunteer with different foundations and non-profits.  To find out how you can help go to www.ogdencity.com or call 801-629-8214.

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