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August 6 - 12, 2017

Sunday, August 6

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

Recreational / Cooperative Extension

The third 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 fee ($20 per person, $10 for Swaner Members) includes a waterproof Field Notes notebook for keeping track of your wildlife sightings. Registration is required to attend, and spots fill fast!

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

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!

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Alumni Band

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

Low Earth Orbit and All That Jazz, in conjunction with the USU Small Satellite Conference. In case of inclement weather, the band will perform in the Morgan Theatre in the Chase Fine Arts Center on campus.

Quad, More Info

Monday, August 7

No activities today

Tuesday, August 8

No activities today

Wednesday, August 9

No activities today

Thursday, August 10

10:00 am - 12:00 pm    Thesis Defense: Anthony Swenson

Presentation/Speeches / Electrical and Computer

Masters student candidate Anthony Swenson will be defending his thesis at 10:00 AM on August 8th, 2017 in the ECE Conference room.

Engineering Laboratory, More Info

Friday, August 11

No activities today

Saturday, August 12

11:40 am - 11:40 am    Saturday Nature Walk

Recreational / Extension

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! You will learn about wetland science, natural plant and animal species, and the history of the Swaner Preserve. Please come prepared for outdoor conditions. Saturday's | 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | $5 or free for members | To reserve your spot call: 435-649-1767

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info