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Squirrel Fest Kick-off at Liberty Park

Presented by Natural History Museum of Utah at YouthCity @ Liberty Park, Salt Lake City UT

Dec 04 2021
Squirrel Fest Kick-off at Liberty Park


Join experts from NHMU on Sat, Dec 4 to kick-off this year’s Squirrel Fest week, Dec 6-10. Look for local squirrels, and find out how you can contribute to scientific research by snapping photos of your squirrel sightings in Utah.

Join experts from NHMU to learn about and look for local squirrels, and find out how you can inform scientific research by looking for and recording your squirrel observations in Utah, including those all important Fox Squirells!

The Museum’s curator of vertebrates and resident squirell expert, Dr. Eric Rickart, will be making short presentations on the hour:

10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

The event will take place at YouthCity within Liberty Park, at 1031 600 E in Salt Lake City.

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This Citizen Science data gathering event on December 4 will be held before Squirrel Fest starts on Dec. 6th. Squirrel Fest is a weeklong Citizen Science initiative during which NHMU invites the public to contribute their observations of Utah’s squirrels to help us better understand their distribution throughout the state. Learn more about the Utah Fox Squirrel Citizen Science project.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


YouthCity @ Liberty Park

1031 600 E, Salt Lake City, UT

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Accessibility at Liberty Park: There are many paved pathways across the park, and there are benches to sit on and a lot of shaded areas.

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