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Conservation Commission Hosts Owl Prowl on Oct. 20

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Oct 202017
 

Don’t forget that tonight’s the night Friday, Oct. 20 (if you pre-registered) to join the Orange Conservation Commission under the stars for the annual Owl Prowl at the Ewen Farm Preserve at 7 p.m.

There will be a brief introduction about Owls lead by Frank Gallo followed by a guided walk. This
Preserve has an identified area that is known for a variety of Owls which we will walk around on the
tour. We want to give you the experience of seeing and/or hearing wild owls. Species that are most

We want to give you the experience of seeing and/or hearing wild owls. Species that are most
often heard are Barred and Eastern Screech-Owls, but Northern Saw-whet Owls, Great Horned Owls and even Long-eared Owls also are possible.

DRESS WARMLY in boots, down jackets, and wool sweaters, hats and mittens are not overkill for Standing still listening for owls. Flashlights too.

The walk will take about an hour followed by Hot Chocolate and Tea.

This is recommended for ages Kindergarten and up and those who are capable of walking over uneven terrain

Again, there are a limited amount of spots for this exclusive event so it will be based on first come first serve basis.

Also, please dress appropriately based on weather.

Parking for the Ewen Farm Preserve is on GPS 648 St Johns Drive, Orange

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