Swaner EcoCenter

Environmental Issues
11:22 am
Tue October 7, 2014

This Green Earth - October 7, 2014

In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first speak with Chris Crockett, an aquatic biologist with the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources.  Crockett specializes in amphibians and discusses the re-introduction of the Columbia Spotted Frog into Swaner Preserve.  After that, Chris and Nell speak with Katy Wang of the Park City Film Series about their latest film,  A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary about the origins of the environmental movement here in the U.S.

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Swaner EcoCenter
6:52 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Swaner's Moonshire Party Takes Place Next Tuesday

The Summit Land Conservancy is all about saving open space. But it's also a "spirited" group, with their Moonshire Party set for next week. Rick Brough has more.

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Nonprofit Event
12:01 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Meet The Frogs During Pond Walk

Screenshot of the tadpoles feeding.
Credit Utah Frogs & Toads facebook page

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a pond walk tonight. Rick Brough has more.

Columbia Spotted Frog Wetland Pond Walk

  • Wednesday, July 16th
  • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Space is very limited, register to ensure your spot at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

Video of the tadpoles feeding:

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Canyons Golf Course
9:38 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Water and Weeds Concern Swaner Preserve

With more development, the addition of Canyons Golf Course and the possibility of more hot, dry summers ahead, the staff at the Swaner Preserve is concerned about maintaining enough water in our local streams to ensure the future viability of Park City's largest wetland. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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5:47 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Swaner Announces Warm Weather Events

The Swaner Nature Preserve has a busy schedule of activities for May, to kick off the warm months. Rick Brough has more.

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Non-profit Event
5:45 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Swaner EcoCenter Hosts Guitar Ensemble

The Swaner EcoCenter is hosting a special musical program, called "Guitar Ensembles" this Sunday at 4 p.m. Rick Brough has more.

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Light Pollution
10:00 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Night Skies Talk Presented At Swaner

Preserving the night sky will be the topic at Thursday's Swaner Eco Center talk with Astronomer Paul Ricketts. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Non-profit Event
4:04 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Swaner To Hold Air Quality Discussion

The Swaner EcoCenter and Park City Municipal are hosting a panel discussion that's free to the public.  The event on Tuesday, the 18th is looking at air quality issues around Park City and Summit County.  Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:10 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Nell Larsen Is Swaner Eco Center's New Director

Nell Larsen - who also serves as one of the co-hosts of This Green Earth, heard here on KPCW Tuesday mornings - has been named the new director of the Swaner Eco Center. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Non-profit Event
4:45 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

James Coburn Asks, "Is There Other Intelligent Life In Space?"

Is there intelligent life in the universe? Come find out this week at the Swaner EcoCenter. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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