Owl Fest Week July 24 – 30, 2022

Owl Fest Week-

Whooooo’s Up For A Good Time?!

Owl Week: Sunday, July 24th– Saturday, July 30th

Join us for an exciting week celebrating owls! Enjoy on-site activities like an owl-themed Nature Time Tuesday, an owl grab and go activity, and meet local wildlife rehabilitators, Wildlife of Wisconsin. This week will be a hoot! Registration is required for most in-person programs, see details below. Call 920-793-4007 or email: http://jessicaj@woodlanddunes.org.


Owl Senses Walk
Sunday, July 24-  Saturday, July 30
Celebrate Owl Week by learning about owl senses and Wisconsin owls! Stations will be set up along the first part of Willow Trail and can be enjoyed anytime from dawn until dusk.

Owl Grab and Go Activity
Monday, July 25 – Saturday, July 30th
Stop at the front desk of the Nature Center and pick up an owl art project to take home. The Nature Center is open Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-Noon.

Owl-themed Nature Time Tuesday
Tuesday, July 26th 
Session 1: 12:30-1:15
Session 2: 1:45-2:30
Session 3: 3:00-3:45
Registration required to participate in one of the sessions. 

All About Owls with Wildlife of WI 
Wednesday, July 27th
Owls aren’t just in books and movies. Meet some of the owls and raptors that live around us and learn about these magnificent silent hunters. Find out what brings owls to Wildlife Of Wisconsin, and why no litter is safe litter. Program takes place under the pavilion. Registration is required.

The History of Saw-whet Owl Banding at the Dunes
Thursday, July 28th
Woodland Dunes has been banding northern saw-whet owls for about 50 years! Learn the natural history of these small owls, the banding process and see the tools our master bird bander, Jim Knickelbine uses. He’ll also reveal interesting findings from the years of research and explain the importance of this project. Registration required by Tuesday, July 26th.

Cool! Owl Pellet Dissection Kits Available! 
Visit the gift shop to purchase a kit you can take home for a cool science investigation! Kit includes one large owl pellet (sterilized), tweezers, dissection pick, bone chart, instructions and information about owl digestion. These make great gifts for kids!

Have a hoot and enjoy the week!

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