Nature Festival Schedule |

Nature Festival Schedule

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Booths will feature 35 organizations and provide information on water-wise plants, water conservation, native plants, wildflowers, weed identification and control, and wetlands. All activities and pamphlets will be geared to help arm attendees with the knowledge and skills to be "eco-fabulous." Volker’s Bakery and Loco Lizard will offer food and artist Paul Jakubowski will help kids get creative with a nature mural and bug building in the nature tent.

11 a.m. The Shop Yoga Studio instructors will teach beginning yoga outside; a Swaner Nature Preserve Tour will also be held.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Hogle Zoo will host a show and tell about birds of prey with live raptors.

11:30 a.m. A wildlife photography class will be taught by photographer Mike Flaherty.

Noon "Wildflower or Weed?" walking tour No. 1 will begin.

12:30 p.m. Swaner Nature Preserve Tour No. 2 will be held.

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12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.: The bluegrass band Puddle Mountain Ramblers will perform.

1:30 p.m. ""Wildflower or Weed?" walking tour No. 2 will begin.

2 p.m. Mike Flaherty will host wildlife photography class No. 2.

The event is free and open to the public and takes place at the Basin Recreation Field House at Kimball Junction. For more information call Erin Spear at 649-1767 or e-mail her at . Details about Swaner Nature Preserve canalso be found at .