September Community Events

Here are some events that may be of interest to mountain folks in the Salt Lake City Area. If you hear of others, please be sure to let us know!

Alta Bird Survey

  • Monday, September 11
  • 8:30am-11:30am
  • Alta Ski Area, 10230 UT-210, Alta, UT 84092

Join Tracy Aviary’s expert birders this summer and fall in search of our feathered friends that call Alta home. Help us expand our bird list with non-breeding bird surveys at Alta.

TreeUtah: Solitude Tree Rescue

  • Tuesday, September 12
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Solitude Ski Resort

Love trees and getting outside in the Wasatch Mountains? Join us to ‘rescue’ trees seedlings that have grown in the middle of ski runs and will eventually have to be cut down.

Recreation & Conservation — A Connection Through Advocacy Discussion

  • Wednesday, September 13
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • Salt Lake City REI, 3285 E 3300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84109

How are you protecting the outdoor places where you love to play to ensure they will be there in the future? Join Julia Geisler, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance and owner of Park City Yoga Adventures for a discussion on how to deepen your connection to the places you love to play.

2017 International Stream Daylighting Series

  • Friday, September 15
  • 9:00am-11:00am
  • The University of Utah, C. Roland Christensen Center, Room 115

Join Elias Cattan for a discussion on the transformation of systems thinking through the lens of architecture, urbanism, ecology, and health. Life Design webs a path of mutual vision in remembering anthropogenic relationships with living systems, not only as a support system, but also as a model for evolution.

Three Creeks Confluence: Jane Jacobs Walk

  • Friday, September 15
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Three Creeks Pocket Park

Join the Seven Canyons Trust and Jane Jacobs Walk for a walking conversation to explore the Three Creeks Confluence, an effort to uncover 200 feet of the combined confluence of Red Butte, Emigration, and Parley’s Creeks in Salt Lake City.

Mt. Olympus Trailhead Cleanup and Hike

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017
  • Meet at 9:00am
  • Mt. Olympus trailhead (5800 South Wasatch Blvd.)

National Public Lands Day Service Project

  • Saturday, September 30
  • 8:00pm-1:00pm
  • Little Cottonwood Canyon, exact location TBD

Join this nationwide event and wrap up the end of summer with some hardcore trail work! Help Cottonwood Canyons Foundation and partners improve our canyons by assisting with new trail construction, rehabilitation, and clean-up.




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