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Stokes Earth Day Re-Opening Celebration! April 23, 2021, 4-6 pm

Stokes Nature Center Earth Day Re-Opening April 23, 2021 4-6 pm
Stokes Nature Center
Earth Day Re-Opening
April 23, 2021 4-6 pm

 

You’re Invited

Stokes Earth Day
Reopening Celebration!

Friday, April 23rd, 4-6 pm

  • Tour the Nature Center and experience our new interpretive exhibits
  • Join the free iNaturalist Challenge on the River Trail
  • Purchase tickets for opportunities to win prizes
  • Purchase Stokes merchandise & take-home kits
  • Pick up a trail clean-up kit and hit your favorite trail

Stokes Nature Center Re-Opening, April 23, 2021 4-6 pm
Stokes Nature Center: https://logannature.org/

May 22: Help Fight Weeds on Our Public Lands

Help Fight Weeds on Our Public Lands Saturday, May 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Canyon Entrance Park Pavilion (First Dam), US 89 & Canyon Road, Logan, UT Contact: lisa.thompson3@usda.gov 801-625-5850
May 22, Help Fight Weeds on Our Public Lands
Saturday, May 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Canyon Entrance Park Pavilion (First Dam), US 89 & Canyon Road, Logan, UT
Contact: lisa.thompson3@usda.gov 801-625-5850

Please join the Logan Ranger District, bridgerland Audubon Society, the Utah Native Plant Society and Logan City as we work to protect our land by preventing the spread of noxious weeds in Cache County.

What: 3rd Annual Weed day
When: Saturday, May 22, 2021, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Canyon Entrance Park Pavilion (First Dam), US 89 & Canyon Road, Logan, UT
Contact: Lisa Thompson, Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator, lisa.thompson3@usda.gov 801-625-5850

Wear protective clothing, including gloves, long pants, long sleeved shirts, sturdy footwear and bring lots of drinking water. Some tools will be provided but bring your own heavy-duty weeding tools if you can.

The goal of this project is to help reduce and eradicate invasive weeds threatening the native plant community of the local area. Target weeds include, dyers woad, burdock, houndstongue, Scotch thistle and other invasive weeds. Control methods will include hand pulling, digging and possible bagging.

Volunteers providing service on national forests will follow Federal health guidelines including social distancing while on projects and wearing masks when social distancing is difficult to maintain.

For more information, contact Lisa Thompson, Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator, Logan Ranger District, (801) 625-5850, Dave Wallace, Utah Native Plant Society, (435) 750-5913, or Hilary Shughart, hilary.shughart@gmail.com. Bridgerland Audubon

Download, Print and Distribute the Flyer: https://bridgerlandaudubon.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/210522-Help-Fight-Weeds-on-Our-Public-Lands.pdf

a href=”https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/uwcnf/recarea/?recid=8985″ target=”newWindow” rel=”noopener”>Logan Ranger District, USDA Forest Service
Utah Native Plant Society
Bridgerland Audubon

Sustainability and Energy in Utah 4/15, 6 p.m. on Zoom

The Institute of Government and Politics & CHASS Present Sustainability and Energy in Utah Join us for a discussion about sustainability policy with Jon Cox, VP of Government Affairs at Rocky Mountain Power Thom Carter, Energy Advisor to Governor Cox Emily Malik, Logan City Sustainability Coordinator April 15 at 6:00 pm on Zoom To register, email iogp@usu.edu College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Institute of Government and Politics, Utah State University
The Institute of Government and Politics & CHASS Present
Sustainability and Energy in Utah
Join us for a discussion about sustainability policy with
Jon Cox, VP of Government Affairs at Rocky Mountain Power
Thom Carter, Energy Advisor to Governor Cox
Emily Malik, Logan City Sustainability Coordinator
April 15 at 6:00 pm on Zoom
To register, email iogp@usu.edu
College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Institute of Government and Politics, Utah State University
Sustainability and Energy in Utah

Institute of Government and Politics, Utah State University – https://www.usu.edu/iogp/
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Utah State University – https://chass.usu.edu/

ECONET: Environmental News for Cache, Rich, Box Elder, and Franklin Counties. Sponsored by the Bridgerland Audubon Society.
To subscribe or unsubscribe send an email with subject heading “ECONET” to hilary.shughart@gmail.comProtecting the nature of Utah for people and wildlife.

Bridgerland Audubon Society
PO BOX 3501
Logan, UT 84323-3501
435-213-3668
https://bridgerlandaudubon.org/econet/

Environmental News for Cache, Rich, Box Elder, and Franklin Counties. Sponsored by the Bridgerland Audubon Society.

To subscribe or unsubscribe send an email with subject heading “Econet” to hilary.shughart@gmail.com

The Stilt Newsletter, April 2021

Welcome to the online version of The Stilt Newsletter.
We will post the news and updates from our website here on a monthly basis.
If you have news, please forward to president@bridgerlandaudubon.org

April 15, Sustainability and Energy in Utah

The USU Institute of Government and Politics & College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) presented Sustainability and Energy in Utah a discussion about sustainability policy with
Jon Cox, VP of Government Affairs at Rocky Mountain Power
Thom Carter, Energy Advisor to Governor Cox
Emily Malik, Logan City Sustainability Coordinator

March 24,25, Dr. Peter Marra, Cat Wars

The USU Ecology Center presented Dr. Peter Marra, who is the director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative, Laudato Si’ Professor in Biology and the Environment, and Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy. Before Georgetown, he had a 20-year career at the Smithsonian Institution, most recently as Director of the Migratory Bird Center.
Wednesday: “Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer.”
Thursday: “Unraveling the Mysteries of Bird Migration: Connectivity, Cycles and Technology.”

ECONET Mailing List:
Unchanged: March 2, UNPS Virtual Rare Plant Meeting is Tuesday, 9am-4pm Unchanged: March 2, UNPS Virtual Rare Plant Meeting is Tuesday, 9am-4pm
Unchanged: Piping the Little Logan River: Comment Period Extended to 3/16/21
ECONET Cat Wars! Ecology Center Seminar Series: Dr. Peter Marra, March 24th and 25th, 2021 4-5 PM
Sustainability and Energy in Utah 4/15, 6 p.m. on Zoom
Seed Swap Friday April 9, 1-3, Crumb Bros

Wild About Utah:
Kelly, Patrick, Songs of Spring, Wild About Utah, April 4, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/songs-of-spring/
Shughart, Hilary, To Grow Your Own Bird Food, Native Plants Are Key!, Wild About Utah, April 12, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/native-plants-are-key/
Greene, Jack, The Glacier Lily, Wild About Utah, April 19, 2021,
Rhodes, Shannon, Going In With a Child’s Naturalist Eye, Wild About Utah, April 26, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/going-in-with-a-childs-naturalist-eye/

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Nature Blog, March 2021

"Jewel in the Crown" Boxelder tree in Denzil Stewart Nature Park Courtesy & © Hilary Shughart, Photographer
“Jewel in the Crown” Boxelder tree in Denzil Stewart Nature Park
Courtesy & © Hilary Shughart, Photographer

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"Jewel in the Crown" Boxelder tree in Denzil Stewart Nature Park Courtesy & © Hilary Shughart, Photographer
“Jewel in the Crown” Boxelder tree in Denzil Stewart Nature Park
Courtesy & © Hilary Shughart, Photographer