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Sunday, May 7

7:30 am - 9:00 am    Avian Adventures in Migration

Special Event / Cooperative Extension

The first of four bird tours on the Swaner Preserve in 2017! Tour will be led by Kenny Frisch, legendary Utah birder. Please be sure to wear hiking shoes or boots that can get wet, and be prepared for uneven soggy ground. We will provide binoculars for each attendee, or bring your own if you have a pair you prefer. Registration is required to attend, and spots fill fast! Registration fee includes an Avian Adventures in Migration hat!

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10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Small Wonders

Exhibit / Cooperative Extension

Visit this creepy, crawly new exhibit to discover something new about the most common life form on earth; insects! From Mormon crickets to bark beetles and fireflies to honey bees, insects impact our lives in countless ways.

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10:59 am - 10:59 am    Swaner's Craft Sunday

Arts & Entertainment / Cooperative Extension

Bring your crafty kids to Swaner's Craft Sunday! Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter will offer a nature-themed craft every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages are welcome!

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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm    SSI Swiftwater Rescue Course

Recreational / Campus Recreation

This three day-24hr. course meets the needs of professional river guides as well as USFS and BLM employees. Recreational river runners or anyone finding themselves working on or near moving water will gain valuable techniques in dealing with water hazards and emergencies. This intensive 24 hour class generally has two to three hours of on-land instruction each morning prior to entering the water. Course focus is on wilderness-based rescues with limited rescue resources, personnel and communication. This course is designed to meet varying student skill levels. Self rescue and hazard avoidance and recognition are key components in this swiftwater course. This course is instructed by Swiftwater Safety Institute(SSI) in partnership with the Outdoor Recreation Program. For more information on SSI visit: swiftwatersafetyinstitute.com

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