All posts by Cheryl Brunson

Jul 27, USU Edible Landscape Tour & Art Rocks! Mandala Painting



July 27         TOUR: 8-10AM. MANDALA PAINTING: 10AM-12PM

An educational and fun opportunity to explore the vast array of edibles on the USU main campus. Discover and sample a range of campus edibles such as apricots, plums, strawberries, serviceberries, edible weeds, and more! We will start (8am) and end (10am) at the USU Logan Permaculture Garden. From 10am-12pm, the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) Mobile Arts Truck will join us in the garden for painting rock mandalas, which you can keep or leave to add bits of color to the garden.

One more USU edible landscape tour will be offered this season on August 17th, again meeting at 8am in the USU Logan Permaculture Garden located behind Aggie Ice Cream, 750N 1200 E, Logan.

July 25, Denzil Stewart Nature Park Bird Walk

Bird Walk

Denzil Stewart Nature Park
100 South 700 East
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Join Joe Andreasen for a Bird Walk at Denzil Stewart Nature Park, the Jewel-in-the-Crown of the Logan City Parks, where sixty-six (66) species of birds have been documented in this little Nature Park which was donated to the City to preserve plants and animals historically native to Cache Valley.
We’ve got Kestrels and California Quail, Lazuli Buntings and Ruby-Crowned Kinglets – we’ve even got Western Screech Owls and Red Crossbills! For more information contact Joe Andreasen:  or call 208-970-5995.

July 20, Butterflies & Wildflower Hike, Tony Grove

Butterflies & Wildflower Hike, Tony Grove
Saturday, July 20 at 9am
The Bridgerland Audubon Society invites you to join naturalist Jack Greene

“Beautiful flowers with wings” is a phrase frequently used to express the
exquisite beauty of butterflies. Join 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.

Saturday, July 20, 2019         Meet at 9 a.m.        We will carpool from the Cache National Forest – Logan Ranger District Office at entrance to Logan Canyon,   1500 U.S. 89,   Logan, Utah 84321 .

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

July 13, Bird Walk Logan Cemetery

Bird Walk
Logan Cemetery
1200 East 1000 North
Meet at Utility Shed on south side
Saturday, July 13, 2019
8 a.m.
Join Cole Patton for a Bird Walk through the 53 acre Logan City Cemetery, established in 1882, with a rich canopy of mature trees providing an inviting habitat for the Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Lazuli Bunting, and many more of the 48 species seen here, including the Great Horned Owl and the Yellow-Rumped Warbler. We may spot some Western Tanagers, too. Meet at the utility building about halfway down the south side of the cemetery. For more information contact Cole Patton: DM on Facebook or text: 801-989-6096.

June 29, Blacksmith Fork River Trail Evening Bird Walk

Blacksmith Fork River Trail Evening Bird Walk
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Meet Caffe Ibis parking lot
7 p.m.

Ahoy Birders!

The next installment in our Bird Outings will be taking place on Saturday, June 29th at    7 pm. We will meet at Cafe Ibis in Logan (where there is free parking close by) and carpool from there to the start of the Blacksmith Fork River Trail. 

We will likely be birding till approximately 8:30 pm. The trail is a double track trail with some easy incline and decline. 

Some of the regular birds spotted here are Western Wood Pewee, Lazuli Bunting, Western Tanager, White-throated Swift, etc. 

Our Target bird for this walk will be the Gray Catbird!

Invite your friends and let’s get birding!

P.S. This picture was taken on the trail by me (Joe) yesterday.