Denzil Stewart Nature Park

Denzil Stewart Nature Park, Logan, UT Courtesy & © Hilary Shughart, Photographer
Denzil Stewart Nature Park, Logan, UT
Courtesy & © Hilary Shughart, Photographer
Over the years Bridgerland Audubon has worked very hard to make sure that Denzil Stewart Nature Park remain true to Denzil Stewart’s request, that the land he donated be used as a nature park.

 
Recent Tree Planting Improvements

Click to Visit: Bigtooth Maple Planting-Denzil Stewart Nature Park-29 April 2020Click to Visit: Bigtooth Maple Planting VolunteersClick to Visit: Bigtooth Maple Planting-Denzil Stewart Nature Park
Click to Visit: Gambrel Oak, Donated by Logan City Forester Rex Davis, for the Denzil Stewart Nature Park. Planted Oct 10, 2020Click to Visit: (CWEL) Donated Trees for the Denzil Stewart Nature Park. Planted Oct 30, 2020Click to Visit: Mayor Daines at the Denzil Stewart Nature Park Tree Planting Oct 30, 2020

 

Denzil Stewart Nature Park In Progress. The City is shopping for a footbridge and working on a fence to enclose the four acres of riverside property. Eagle Scouts are working on signs to discourage hunting and pets. Encourage your city council members to support this development.  

Riverbank Restoration Demonstration Project
BioWest, Allred Restoration & Logan City Parks & Recreation, Riverbank Restoration Demonstration Project(.pdf) 

Retention Basin Planting Plan 
BioWest & Logan City Parks & Recreation, Retention Basin Planting Plan(.pdf)

Park Flora & Fauna

A nature park by definition contains plants and animals from nature.
These lists detail the flora and fauna from the Denzil Stewart Nature Park

 

Helpful Links:

Google Maps Satelite View of Denzil Stewart Nature Park: https://www.google.com/maps/@41.7289108,-111.8199519,390m/data=!3m1!1e3

Denzil Stewart Nature Park River Bank Stabilization Demonstration Project Brochure

Bridgerland Audubon Society: https://bridgerlandaudubon.org
Cache Council, Boy Scouts of America: https://www.trappertrails.org/
Logan City Parks & Recreation: https://www.loganutah.org/government/departments/parks_and_recreation/index.php
USU Extension: https://extension.usu.edu/  

Recent Improvements


Kiosk Staining:
The Rotary Club of Logan and volunteers power-washed and re-stained the kiosk. Logan City provided the stain. Following are a few before and after pictures from the project:

Click to Visit: Kiosk before stainingClick to Visit: Kiosk after stainingClick to Visit: Kiosk back (east) wall after stainingClick to Visit: Kiosk south wall after staining
Click to Visit: Kiosk riverside after stainingClick to Visit: Kiosk front after stainingClick to Visit: Kiosk back before stainingClick to Visit: Kiosk back after staining
Click to Visit: Kiosk back after staining

 

 
Tree Plantings:

The Bigtooth Maple trees are the Larry Rupp cions, propagated from the finest Fall maple color located by flying over Logan Canyon in a helicopter.

Click to Visit: Bigtooth Maple Planting-Denzil Stewart Nature Park-29 April 2020Click to Visit: Bigtooth Maple Planting VolunteersClick to Visit: Bigtooth Maple Planting-Denzil Stewart Nature Park
Click to Visit: Gambrel Oak, Donated by Logan City Forester Rex Davis, for the Denzil Stewart Nature Park. Planted Oct 10, 2020Click to Visit: (CWEL) Donated Trees for the Denzil Stewart Nature Park. Planted Oct 30, 2020Click to Visit: Mayor Daines at the Denzil Stewart Nature Park Tree Planting Oct 30, 2020

 

Donations of Time & Money Welcomed

Volunteer your time to build and maintain the park.
Support Bridgerland Audubon in improving and maintaining Denzil Stewart Nature Park

Denzil Stewart Nature Park In Progress
The City is shopping for a footbridge and working on a fence to enclose the four acres of riverside property. Eagle Scouts are working on signs to discourage hunting and pets. Encourage your city council members to support this development.

Click to Visit: Campsite under the trees, A cleanup projectClick to Visit: Pre-Mulch Project Pathway

Bridgerland Audubon work day at Denzil Stewart Nature Park, Sept. 25th, 9-11 am
Russ Akina of Logan Parks and Recreation is delivering “15 cubic yards of wood chips or mulch” to freshen the Logan River Taskforce riverbank pathways (footbridge to utility vehicle bridge, along the south bank, about 200′), and a green waste dumpster should we aspire to remove the stick huts with fire circles putting the woods at risk. We are planning to work Saturday, September 25 from 9-11am.

Wear gloves and plan on bringing wheelbarrows, shovels and dead wood clearing tools. We are working on arrangements for tools, however don’t have specifics at this time. Please watch here for updates.
Complete the form below or contact Hilary Shughart for more information