Parade of Raptors and Nature Hike at Alta

Join us up at Alta this summer for our Parade of Raptors & Hike events.  Every other Friday in July and August will will host a Parade of Raptors program, followed by a nature and ecology walk led by one of our conservation partners.  This is a free, family-friendly event suitable for all ages. Before we get started, grab some lunch or a snack at the Albion Grill.

Meet inside the Albion Grill at 1pm for HawkWatch International's Parade of Raptors program where participants will get to meet a variety of our raptor ambassadors--learn about these species and why they are now in captivity.  Following the program, join us outside for a nature hike to take in the breathtaking views of Little Cottonwood Canyon while you learn about some of the ecology of the canyon and surrounding area. 

July 6 – nature/ecology walk led by Cottonwood Canyons Foundation
July 20 – nature/ecology walk led by Friends of Alta
August 3 – nature/ecology walk led by Alta Environmental Center
August 17 – nature/ecology walk led by TreeUtah
August 31 – nature/ecology walk led by Tracy Aviary


This presentation is free and open to the public thanks to funding through the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) program.

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Event date August 03, 2018 1:00 pm
Event End Date August 03, 2018 3:00 pm
Parade of Raptors and Nature Hike at Alta

Join us up at Alta this summer for our Parade of Raptors & Hike events.  Every other Friday in July and August will will host a Parade of Raptors program, followed by a nature and ecology walk led by one of our conservation partners.  This is a free, family-friendly event suitable for all ages. Before we get started, grab some lunch or a snack at the Albion Grill.

Meet inside the Albion Grill at 1pm for HawkWatch International's Parade of Raptors program where participants will get to meet a variety of our raptor ambassadors--learn about these species and why they are now in captivity.  Following the program, join us outside for a nature hike to take in the breathtaking views of Little Cottonwood Canyon while you learn about some of the ecology of the canyon and surrounding area. 

July 6 – nature/ecology walk led by Cottonwood Canyons Foundation
July 20 – nature/ecology walk led by Friends of Alta
August 3 – nature/ecology walk led by Alta Environmental Center
August 17 – nature/ecology walk led by TreeUtah
August 31 – nature/ecology walk led by Tracy Aviary


This presentation is free and open to the public thanks to funding through the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) program.

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Event date August 31, 2018 1:00 pm
Event End Date August 31, 2018 3:00 pm
Winter Birding Field Trip to Farmington Bay

Raptors congregate in winter months, making it a spectacular time to go hawk watching! Join HawkWatch International as we set out on a staff-guided field trip to spot Rough-legged Hawks, American Kestrels, Bald Eagles and other winter raptors. All experience levels welcome.

Event date February 08, 2020 9:00 am
Event End Date February 08, 2020 12:00 pm
Individual Price $20.00
Winter Birding Field Trip to Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Raptors congregate in winter months, making it a spectacular time to go hawk watching! Join HawkWatch International as we set out on a staff-guided field trip to spot Rough-legged Hawks, American Kestrels, Bald Eagles and other winter raptors. All experience levels welcome.

Event date February 22, 2020 9:00 am
Event End Date February 22, 2020 12:00 pm
Individual Price $20.00

Join HawkWatch International for an exclusive three-day trip to see majestic Condors in the wild. You’ll have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to view Condor feeding and nesting areas, and learn from HWI International Program Director Dr. Evan R. Buechley and Peregrine Fund Director of Global Conservation Chris Parish about reintroduction and recovery efforts to save these intriguing birds.

Event date April 03, 2020
Event End Date April 05, 2020