SUU, Southwest Wildlife Foundation and the Forest Service Brings you BioBlitz

CEDAR CITY — The Southwest Wildlife Foundation is partnering with Garth and Jerri Frehner Museum of Natural History at Southern Utah University and the Dixie National Forest Service to host the first Cedar City BioBlitz at the Cedar Canyon Nature Park Friday and Saturday.

This free Community Event is packed full of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Free face painting, science tent, Forest Service interactive watershed table, Smokey Bear appearance, SUU animal ambassadors, bird house building, nature identification walks, Pokémon Go walks, raffle prizes and several food trucks will be available.

Friday, August 26th:
5:45pm Welcome and Announcements
6:00pm Bird of Prey Program by Master Falconer Martin Tyner with animals ambassadors, the golden eagle Scout, the harris hawk Thumper, prairie falcon Cirrus and goshawk BG.
7:00pm Campfire Concert featuring Wilhelm
9:00pm Moth and Bat program

Saturday, August 27th:
7:30am BioBlitz Trivia 5K Fun Run Check-in ($10/participant)
8:30am BioBlitz Trivia 5K Fun Run Begins

The Cedar Canyon Nature Park is located at 1310 E. state Route 14. For more details visit:

Sponsors: Horizon House Mentors, Youth Volunteer Corp, Groovacious and The Groove Crew, Hunter Portable Toilets, The Print Shoppe, Rainbow Sign and Banner, Smith’s, Ace Hardware, Dominos Pizza, Sizzler, Pinewoods Resort, Healing Mountain Massage School, Utah Shakespeare Festival at the Beverley Center for the Arts, Aquatic Center, Bob Marley Music, House of Marley, Marley Coffee, Clayton Rippey and Martin Tyner Photography.

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