Events & Classes

Workshop

Localscapes: Design Workshop

Thursday, May 23   5:30PM - 8:30PM

Registration Required

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will get your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. Each attendee should leave with a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale.

Requirements:

1. Attendees are required to have attended a Localscapes University.

2. Attendees must come prepared with a base map of their property drawn to scale

( Base Map Tutorial ).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Sensing the Seasons

Saturday, May 25   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered activities.

Our senses can lead us to amazing discoveries! Come along to experience how our senses enhance our exploration and join us in a round of Nature Show & Tell!

Taught by Tracy Aviary staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

Questions? Please contact Tracy Aviary:

Kylee Ehmann

801-565-8500 x 116

kyleee@tracyaviary.org

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Workshop

Localscapes: Irrigation Workshop

Thursday, May 30   5:30PM - 8:30PM

Registration Required

If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an Irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show you parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and when you should use a drip system.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Thursday, June 6   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

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Workshop

Work and Learn: Planting

Saturday, June 8   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Join our interactive class to gain insights into the best techniques for planting.

Come get dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction in best yard care practices you can use in your own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

A plants life span can be shortened at the time of planting by poor or uninformed techniques. Join us as we install new plants at the garden and learn the best practices to help with your own planting projects.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Soundscapes

Saturday, June 8   10:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered activities.

How much do we use our sense of sound to understand the world around us? Come discover new ways to interpret our surroundings and sharpen our listening skills!

Taught by Tracy Aviary staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

Questions? Please contact Tracy Aviary:

Kylee Ehmann

801-565-8500 x 116

kyleee@tracyaviary.org

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Tour

Waterwise Plants Tour

Thursday, June 13   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Join us for this tour as we discuss the best types of waterwise plants for Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing trees, shrubs, and perennials at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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On-Demand Class

Introduction to Localscapes

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Introduction to Localscapes is now available online through teachable.com! Take this introductory class at your convenience. Ready to increase the usability and curb appeal of your yard while decreasing your yard work? This class will expose you to the best way to landscape in Utah.

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On-Demand Class

Localscapes University

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Ready to apply the design framework you learned in Introduction to Localscapes? View an online version of Localscapes University and watch at your convenience. This class will include training in design, irrigation, planting, and maintenance.

If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

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On-Demand Class

Flip Your Strip

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

This on-demand class covers the best techniques to add curb appeal and save water by removing non-functional grass from your landscape.

Join Madeline as she teaches how to flip your park strip by removing the lawn and replacing it with waterwise plants, irrigation, and mulch.

If you plan to undertake a larger landscape project like a full yard or front/backyard project Localscapes University is recommended.

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On-Demand Class

Localscapes Design Workshop

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Now that you have learned the Localscapes process, let our professional team guide you through creating your own design plan in this hands-on design workshop that you can take from home. You will get practical tips and visual examples to help you create the best Localscape for your yard.

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On-Demand Class

Localscapes Irrigation Workshop

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Learn how to create the most efficient irrigation system for your Localscape from home! In this on-demand workshop, you will get practical tips and visual examples to help you plan and install an irrigation system for your yard.

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Thursday, July 11   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Mapping Your Park

Saturday, July 13   10:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered activities.

Discover the importance of having a sense of place and try your hand at creating and reading maps during a treasure hunt! Taught by Tracy Aviary staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

Questions? Please contact Tracy Aviary:

Kylee Ehmann

801-565-8500 x 116

kyleee@tracyaviary.org

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Tour

Waterwise Plants Tour

Thursday, July 18   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Join us for this tour as we discuss the best types of waterwise plants for Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing trees, shrubs, and perennials at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Nature Story Time

Saturday, August 10   10:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered activities.

Bring your family to explore the outdoors together! Tracy Aviary staff will read a nature-focused story, play in nature, and create crafts!

Taught by Tracy Aviary staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

Questions? Please contact Tracy Aviary:

Kylee Ehmann

801-565-8500 x 116

kyleee@tracyaviary.org

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Saturday, August 17   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

learn more
Tour

Waterwise Plants Tour

Saturday, August 24   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Join us for this tour as we discuss the best types of waterwise plants for Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing trees, shrubs, and perennials at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Live Webinar

Flip Your Strip

Thursday, September 5   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Learn the best techniques to add curb appeal and save water by removing non-functional lawn and beautifying your landscape.

Lawn struggles to grow in park strips and wastes a lot of water. Flipping your park strip by removing the lawn and replacing it with waterwise plants, irrigation, and mulch is the solution. This webinar focuses on best practices to save water in your park strip through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

If you plan to undertake a larger landscape project like a full yard or front/backyard project we also recommend taking Localscapes University.

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Live Webinar

Localscapes University

Saturday, September 7   9:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We'll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

Introduction to Localscapes

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

For information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Saturday, September 14   10:00AM - 11:30AM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

learn more
Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Insect Safari

Saturday, September 14   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered activities.

Get to know the little critters all around us! Join us on a hunt for local insects and learn the important roles these creatures play in habitats.

Taught by Tracy Aviary staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

Questions? Please contact Tracy Aviary:

Kylee Ehmann

801-565-8500 x 116

kyleee@tracyaviary.org

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Workshop

Localscapes: Design Workshop

Saturday, September 21   9:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will get your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. Each attendee should leave with a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale.

Requirements:

1. Attendees are required to have attended a Localscapes University.

2. Attendees must come prepared with a base map of their property drawn to scale

( Base Map Tutorial ).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

learn more
Workshop

Localscapes: Irrigation Workshop

Saturday, September 28   9:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an Irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show you parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and when you should use a drip system.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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In-Person Class

Immersive Learning: Fall Landscaping

Saturday, October 5   11:00AM - 12:30PM

Registration Required

Learn which late season landscaping tasks are the most important and the best way to accomplish them.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions.

Join us in our Localscapes exhibit as we demonstrate best practices for taking care of you landscape in the fall. We will cover leaf cleanup, mulching, vegetable gardens, and cutting back perennials.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Birding 101

Saturday, October 5   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered activities.

Learn the basics of bird watching and discover the many species in your own backyard! Aviary staff will provide all materials for the workshop and will be on hand to help you and your family explore the garden!

Taught by Tracy Aviary staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

Questions? Please contact Tracy Aviary:

Kylee Ehmann

801-565-8500 x 116

kyleee@tracyaviary.org

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Workshop

Work & Learn: Bulb Planting

Saturday, October 19   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Come get dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction in best yard care practices you can use in your own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

Learn how to add spring color to your landscape while helping our staff as we install new bulbs at the garden.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Tour

Fall Garden Walk

Saturday, October 26   10:30AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Ever wondered how to make your landscape look great year round? Come join us for a beautiful autumn walk in the Garden.

Conservation Garden Park offers many interesting plants and landscapes to see year round. During this tour we will focus on the trees, shrubs, and grasses that look great in the fall that you can add to your own landscape.

Please come prepared to walk outside in the garden.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Conservation Garden Park

801-256-4400
8275 South 1300 West
West Jordan, Utah 84088

Apr

8 - 6:30pm
Mon-Sat

May-Aug

8 - 8pm
Mon-Sat

Sep-Oct

8 - 6:30pm
Mon-Sat

Nov-Mar

8 - 5pm
Mon-Fri

Open year round. Closed some holidays.