FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER - 216-635-3274
A group of owls is called a parliament or a congress, because the owl is typically seen as one of the wisest birds.
Follow these judicious birds and take the opportunity to learn more about the beautiful, mysterious birds this February in Cleveland Metroparks.
Enjoy these free owl-related programs this February:
Drop in Discovery: Owls
Sunday, February 3 � 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Nature Center � Brecksville Reservation
Stop by Brecksville Nature Center to learn about our local owls. Children can make an owl craft to take home, too. Brecksville Nature Center is located off Chippewa Creek Drive, off the Route 82 entrance of Brecksville Reservation in Brecksville. For more information, call 440-526-1012.
Friday, February 15 � 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Garfield Park Nature Center � Garfield Park Reservation
Ever wonder what an owl eats? Come be a nature detective and investigate the clues. There will be a close up look at bones, feathers and fur, while learning about these silent hunters. Registration, beginning February 1, is required. Garfield Park Nature Center is located off the Broadway Avenue entrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights. For more information and to register, call 216-341-3152.
And, don't miss the opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of these sharp-eyed hunters and other birds at the �Birds of Prey Weekend� on February 2 and 3 at Rocky River Nature Center in Rocky River Reservation. Learn about the ancient art of falconry, hawks and owls, while watching demonstrations, going on hikes and even watching puppet shows. For a complete list of programs for �Birds of Prey Weekend,� call 440-734-6660 or visit clevelandmetroparks.com.
Enjoy learning more about these intelligent birds of prey this February with Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!