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9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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1125 West 3300 South
South Salt Lake, Utah 84119

Tracy Aviary’s Nature Center at Pia Okwai was established in 2020 to connect people with the birds and nature of the (Pia Okwai) Jordan River.


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Most Recent Sighting

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Seen: Seen on 1/17/2023 across the river from the center!

Let's Get Social

Join us at @antelopeislandstatepark on July 27 to see some 5-star spiders!

Antelope Island Spider Fest is back for another year celebrating our amazing arachnids and their critical role in our ecosystems. We’ll have a full day of spider-themed presentations, crafts, guided walks, community science, poetry, photography, and more to learn about our eight-legged friends.

Follow @aispiderfest for event details, opportunities to participate, and fun posts to get you excited for some eight-legged adventure!
You’re invited to our Pollinator Pride Party! 🐝🏳️‍🌈🦋
On Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 11am-2pm, we’ll be celebrating Pride Month & National Pollinator Week with our partners at @naturecenteratpiaokwai!
Join us for refreshments, pollinator walks and talks, a bike ride along the Jordan River Parkway hosted by @rar.saltlake, art stations, tabling by our amazing community organizations, and plenty of opportunities to get involved in pollinator conservation and celebrations of pride.
Learn more and RSVP at the link in our bio!
�A huge thanks to our tabling partners: @youthcoalitiongsl, @friends.of.monarchs, RAR Salt Lake City, @encircletogether, @projectrainbowutah, @plumascolectiva, and @slcmad!
¡Estas invitado a nuestra Fiesta de orgullo de polinizadores!
¡El sábado 22 de junio de 2024 de 11 am a 2 pm, vamos a celebrar el Mes del orgullo y la Semana nacional de los polinizadores con nuestros socios en Tracy Aviary’s Nature Center at Pia Okwai!
Acompáñanos para disfrutar de un refrigerio, caminatas y pláticas sobre polinizadores, un paseo en bicicleta a lo largo del Paseo Jordan River presentado por RAR Salt Lake City, estaciones de arte, mesas de nuestras increíbles organizaciones comunitarias y muchas oportunidades de participar en la conservación de los polinizadores y las celebraciones del orgullo.
¡Más información y RSVP en la liga en nuestra bio!
¡Gracias infinitas a nuestros socios de mesas: Youth Coalition of Great Salt Lake, Utah Friends of Monarchs, RAR Salt Lake City, Encircle, Project Rainbow, Plumas Colectiva, and Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement!
Check out our beautiful expanded spaces! Interested in having your private event at the Nature Center at Pia Okwai? We'd love to help host! Learn more by clicking the link in our bio!

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Our volunteers serve a vital role in our success.
Enjoy hands-on experiences, gain friendships, and help support our fledgling nature center.

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