This a great opportunity for your family to learn about animals in their natural setting. And if your children are fans of the Harry Potter book series, they may have another reason for learning about these amazing winged creatures. – Anisa
Evening Owl Prowls also held at Wildlife Refuges Across the State.
The Audubon Society of Rhode Island encourages you to learn more about these amazing creatures of the night. Toss out the false myths and learn about their true feats and talents. Bring the kids and join in A Magical Night with the Owls, a new indoor program for families at the Environmental Education Center in Bristol. If heading out on the frosty evening trails is more to your liking, Owl Prowls will also be offered at Audubon Wildlife Refuges across the state. Details are provided below.
A Magical Night with the Owls
Those mystical, magical owls!Â Spend a special evening with Audubon’s owls and learn all about these amazing creatures of the night. Live owl presentations will be featured – giving kids an up-close experience with these magical birds. Owl pellet dissections, a take-home craft and snacks will round out the event. Whooo would want to miss this special evening? Register today!
Details: Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI; November 13, 2010; 6:30-8:30 pm; Program Fee: $12/member, $15/non-member (No charge for parents); Ages: 7+. Course Number: 164333-100.
Owl Prowl at Fisherville Brook
Head out on the trails for an evening of fun – learning about the owls of Rhode Island. Start the evening with a presentation on these creatures and visit with one of Audubon’s live owls. Then walk the evening trails in search of these intriguing birds in their natural setting.Â Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Meet in the Nature Center.
Details: Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge, 99 Pardon Joslin Road, Exeter, RI; December 3, 2010; 7:00-9:00 pm; Program Fee: $8/member adult, $4/member child; $12/non-member adult, $6/non-member child; Ages: 5+. Course Number: 134333-168.
Full Moon Owl Prowl
Hit the trails with Audubon for a full moon owl prowl. Start the evening indoors with an informative presentation on these creatures and a look at one of Audubon’s live owls. Then head out under the light of the full moon in search of these birds in their natural habitat. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Meet in the Nature Center.
Details: Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge, 99 Pardon Joslin Road, Exeter, RI; January 19, 2011; 7:00-9:00 pm; Program Fee: $8/member adult, $4/member child; $12/non-member adult, $6/non-member child; Ages: 6+. Course Number: 134333-171
Owl Prowl at Fort Refuge
Bundle up and join Audubon for a night hike on the Fort Refuge in search of owls. Your guide call for different species of owls as you travel through mixed and pine woods in search of these amazing creatures. Wear warm shoes or boots and dress warmly. Bring a flashlight. Hike will be canceled in the event of inclement weather or icy trails.
Details: Fort Nature Refuge, (Rt. 5), 1443 Providence Pike, North Smithfield, RI; January 26, 2011; 7:00-9:00 pm; Program Fee: $8/member, $12/non-member; Ages: 10+. Course Number: 114333-398.
These are some of Audubon’s most popular programs; registration is required by calling (401) 949-5454 ext. 3041 or email email@example.com.