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    Utah State Parks Events for April

    April 12          Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse

    Sunset Hike: Join us at 7 p.m., as we experience one of Great Salt Lake’s breathtaking sunsets from the top of Buffalo Point. We’ll take a short half-mile, 600 foot elevation gain hike and discuss what lives in this desert habitat. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the Buffalo Point Overlook parking lot. Park entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569

    April 12          Snow Canyon State Park – Ivins

    Who’s in Your Backyard: Join Urban Wildlife Specialist Martin Schijf for an evening presentation on common wildlife issues in area neighborhoods, how these wildlife interactions are handled, and learn what you can do to reduce unwanted urban wildlife encounters. Presentation begins at 7 p.m. and is free. Space is limited and registration is required. 435-628-2255

    April 13          Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse

    Guided Bird Tour: Join us at 9 a.m., at the visitor center to caravan through various areas of the park looking for owls, falcons and other birds of prey. Dress to spend time outside, weather permitting. Park entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569

    April 13          Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse

    Star Party: Join members of the Ogden Astronomical Society in White Rock Bay as they set up telescopes for deep space viewing. Learn about globular clusters, nebulae, galaxies and more. Beginning at 7 p.m., solar scopes will be set up for viewing the sun. Sunset is at 8:05 pm. If you bring a flashlight, please have a red filter over it. 801-721-9569

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