Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Upcoming Utah State Parks Events

May 7 -8 Escalante Petrified Forest State Park - Escalante
International Migratory Bird Celebration: Enjoy beautiful photography and learn to identify birds of prey during a presentation by the local U.S. Forest Service raptor biologist Friday, May 7 at 8 p.m. Go bird watching with the park naturalist on Saturday, May 8 at 8 a.m. Kids can enjoy bird games and activities on Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. until noon. Prizes and fun for all! Meet at the visitor center for all events. (435) 826-4466

May 7 Snow Canyon State Park - Ivins
Up in the Night - Intro to Bats: Join Wildlife Biologist Keith Day at 7:30 p.m. and learn more about bats and who's up in the night. You might get a chance to 'see' their calls recorded on an Anabat detector! (435) 628-2255
May 8 Snow Canyon State Park - Ivins
Snow Canyon Geology Hike: From volcanic activity and lava flows to petrified sand dunes, learn about the shaping power of geologic forces. Join geologist Janice Hayden on this two-mile, roundtrip hike at 9 a.m. Program registration is held two days preceding the scheduled event. All programs are free and open to the public. (435) 628-2255

May 12 Antelope Island State Park - Syracuse
Volunteer Project - Weed Control: Weeds are a big problem on Antelope Island and we need help controlling them. Join park staff for a day of weed control beginning at 8 a.m. at the park’s headquarters (near bison corrals). (801) 807-9456 or (801) 209-4678

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