Living History Farm Hosts 'An Evening of Owls'
The educational program, part of Howell Living History Farm's “Naturally Friends” Series, will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15.
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by the Mercer County Park Commission.
Howell Living History Farm will host “An Evening of Owls,” an educational presentation about some of New Jersey’s most important birds-of-prey.
This program, part of Howell Farm’s “Naturally Friends” Series, will be presented by Mercer County Naturalist Jenn Rogers and Wildlife Center Director Diane Nickerson.
This family-oriented program will introduce visitors to one of farmers’ best friends through a talk, children’s activities, and an encounter with live owls. The presentation will be held on Friday, March 15, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. inside the farm’s heated 19th century barn.
During part of the program, youngsters can participate in a “kids-only” segment where they will explore owl pellets and learn to sing like a screech owl. At the close of the evening, children and adults will come together for a demonstration featuring live owls from theMercer County Wildlife Center.
Howell Farm is a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission. Parking and admission are free, but a $3 donation is suggested for Friday evening programs.