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Community Programs

Join SNC educators for fun, educational programs that provide an in-depth look at our local ecosystem. You will learn all about Logan Canyon, our National Forest, and the natural world through hikes, workshops, and hand-on experiences for every learner.

Private group programs and workshops are available for any occasion. Consider scheduling a private program today! Call 435-755-3239 or email us at


Upcoming COmmunity Programs

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Annual Winter Wreath-making Workshop
Sponsored by Florage

When: Wednesday, December 12th, 6pm-8pm

Where: Stokes Nature Center

Cost: $30, bring your own pruners please!

Join us for this annual Cache Valley tradition! Instructed by Ali Harrison of Florage, this year will feature your choice of traditional and modern wreath designs with materials provided. Fresh coffee and hot chocolate will be provided compliments of Caffe Ibis. Only 15 spots available.

Workshop is currently full. Join us next year!

Geminids Meteor Shower

When: Friday, December 14th, Times 8pm-10pm

Where: Nibley Outdoor Classroom

Cost: $5, kids 12 and under are free!

Join Stokes and USU Observatory Manager James Coburn at our Nibley Outdoor Classroom as we watch for one of the year’s biggest annual meteor showers! Dress warm as we learn all about our night sky, and of course be on the lookout for meteors! Only 20 spots available. Adult tickets are $5, kids 12 and under are free!

The Nibley Outdoor Classroom is located at 101 West and 2600 South.

Directions to the NOC: Drive south from Logan on Highway 165 until you cross the Blacksmith Fork River. Just after crossing the river, turn right on 2600 South in Nibley. The property will be just north of the road. Park along the road and come through the gate.

In the event of poor weather or clouds, an announcement with an alternate weather date or cancellation will be made.


Canyon Conversations: Winter Tracks with Mark Larese-Casanova

When: Saturday, January 12th, 11am-noon

Where: USU Quinney Natural Resources Library, Room 301

Cost: Free! Parking is free!

Join us as we kick our Canyon Conversations back up in January in the Quinney Natural Resources Library. This free lecture series is open to all and features local expert scientists, naturalists, and nature enthusiasts. Join Utah Master Naturalist Mark Larese-Casanova as we learn about winter tracks, tracking, and how the snow tells stories!


Snowshoe Guided Hike

When: Saturday, January 12th, 1pm-3pm

Where: Stokes Nature Center

Cost: Free!

Join us right after our Canyon Conversation on Winter Tracking for a snowshoe tour along the River Trail. Space is limited due to our snowshoe supply, but if you have your own feel free to join us!


Annual Maple Tapping Workshop

When: Saturday, February 23rd, 1pm-3pm

Where: Stokes Nature Center

Cost: $15

Join Stokes Naturalist and native Canadian Jess Bouchard as we tap native Maple trees and learn all about turning sap into syrup! Materials provided. Only 20 spots available.