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Search for owls at the nature center

Posted Jan. 11, 2013, at 12:03 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 11, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson, Maine

For more information: Gary ; 207-586-6752; hvnc.org

JEFFERSON, Maine — Naturalist Lynne Flaccus, program director at Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, will lead a walk under the stars and full moon in search of owls 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Hidden Valley Nature Center. , a naturalist and Program Director at Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, is skilled in calling in owls.

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Flaccus will be seeking the great horned owl, barred owl, and the northern saw-whet owl.

Meet promptly at the gate, and wear appropriate footwear, such as Bean boots, hiking boots, or snowshoes. Dress warmly. Include a headlamp or flashlight in case the moon is not fully visible. Bring a favorite drink for an after-hike gathering at the Welcoming Center.

Each Thursday during January, from 10 – noon, HVNC

The nature center also offers guided hikes 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays during January. Snowshoes will be available to rent by reservation.

Suggested donation for the owl prowl and the guided hikes is $5. advance registration is requested.

For information, visit www.hvnc.org, or contact Gary at gary@ hvnc.org or 207-586-6752.