All posts by Makenna Johnson

July 22, Butterflies & Wildflower Hike at Tony Grove

Meet 9 a.m. at
First Dam to car pool
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Tony Grove Hike

Butterflies & Wildflower Hike, Tony Grove

“Beautiful flowers with wings” is a phrase frequently used to express
the exquisite beauty of butterflies. Join Bridgerland Audubon Society
naturalist Jack Greene for a fieldtrip to learn about the secret lives
of these amazing sparks of life along with birds and flowers we may
encounter along the way.

Bring binoculars, lunch and water.

We will carpool from the First Dam at entrance to Logan Canyon .

For more information contact Jack at 435-764-4815 or email

July 8, Family Riverside Birding at Willow Park West

Willow Park West
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Noon – 1 p.m.                                                      

Family Riverside Birding at Willow Park West

The Bridgerland Audubon Society invites you to join naturalist Jack Greene for a family-friendly birding outing.

There will also be a model reed boat build and float on the Little Logan River, Willow Park West.
Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy  in the shade by the river.
For more information contact Jack at 435-764-4815 or email

June 24, Garden Tour 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Noon – 3 p.m.
Welcome booth at Rudy’s Greenhouse
1365 Canyon Rd.
Logan, UT 84321


Garden Tour

The Bridgerland Audubon Society and Cache Soil to Table present a free, self-
guided street view tour of six water-wise and pollinator-friendly gardens on
one block.

Two of the homes that will be seen also have solar panels that produce 50-100% of their
Come for the flowers and stay to learn about solar energy and the discounts available
through the Cache Solar program (!

The following plants will be for sale at this event:
coleus, marigolds, tomatoes, geraniums, impatiens, peppers, phlox, butterfly
weed, sweet william, arizona apricot gallardia, hostas, monarda, celery,
arizona sun gallardia, lupine, salvia, forget-me-nots.

For more information:



June 21, Family Birding Program


Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Logan Library, Bonneville Room
255 N Main St.
Logan, UT
7 – 8 p.m.

Family Birding Program with Scott Erickson

Join Scott Erickson for a family friendly introduction to birdwatching and learn more about the nature all around us. Come discover local habitats and
the vast variety of birds of Cache Valley. This event will be held in the Bonneville Room at Logan Library.

June 10, Bear River Celebration and Free Fishing Day


Bear River Celebration

Willow Park West Skylar Pond (500 W 700 S Logan)

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Fun family activities, free fishing, and fun are the highlights of the award
winning 16th annual Bear River Celebration and Free Fishing Day.

On Saturday, June 10, 2017 children and teens (along with their families) are invited to
Logan’s Willow Park West Skylar Pond (500 W 700 S in Logan) from 10 am to 2 pm
to learn about water, conservation, water quality, wildlife, recycling, and
the Bear River Watershed.

Enjoy free fishing, educational booths, and
activities such as:

  • fly tying
  • fish printing
  • face painting
  • other hands on

Kids can check out fishing poles and try to “catch the big one”
for free and without a license.  Water bottles will be given out to the first
300 youth who complete the booth activities.

For more information, call Eli
at 797-2580 or visit the event website:

Contact:  Eli Robinson
USU Water Quality Extension

June 9, Sandhill Cranes at the Zoo

Sandhill Cranes at the Zoo

Friday, June 9, 2017
Wildlife Learning Center Zootah at Willow Park (Willow Park Zoo)
7 – 8 p.m.

Join Makenna Johnson for an introduction to Sandhill Cranes and meet the
resident pair at Zootah at Willow Park’s Wildlife Learning Center.

This Family Friendly program is part of the My Discovery Destinations Summer
Program – bring your Passports for a stamp from The Bridgerland Audubon
Society for you Bird Watcher activity!***

***Come see us again & get another passport stamp at the Bear River Celebration…free-fishing-day/