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Get up close and personal with owls at Homer Lake

A brown owl is perched in the trunk of a tree.
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On Tuesday, November 14th, students from the University of Illinois will be at the Salt Fork Center at Homer Lake Forest Preserve to share their knowledge of “owl life history, ecology, behavior, and what you can do to help conserve these unique animals.” They are part of a course on Northern Saw-whet Owl Ecology, and will have data to share about the patterns of these owls, as well as a demonstration of how they are captured and tracked. According to the event listing, there may be an opportunity to see live owls.

This event is sort of open house style, so you can swing by anytime between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. It’s free, and open to all ages. There will be kids activities there!

2023 Owl Night: An Up-Close Experience with our Round-Eyed, Feathered Friends
Salt Fork Center at Homer Lake Forest Preserve
2573 S Homer Lake Rd
November 14th, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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