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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Ernie Miller Park Owl Prowls offered on Nov. 6-8, 12, and 20

Owls - Eyes of the Night - NR

Great horned, barred, and screech owls make their homes in Ernie Miller Park. Come learn more about these fascinating birds during the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center’s Owl Prowl offered on five dates during November. Social distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be encouraged during these programs.

The district's Outdoor Education Staff will lead an informative talk featuring live owls. This will be followed by a hike into the night environment of Ernie Miller Park as we attempt to call in wild owls. You never know whooo you might spot! Come dressed for the weather. A cup of hot cider will conclude the hike. The program is for ages five and up when accompanied by an adult. 

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under fun for all and then under nature & outdoors. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “bird watching.”

This one-session program is offered on four different days at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Each program begins at 7 p.m. and is offered on: Friday, Nov. 6 (activity number 38252); Saturday, Nov. 7 (activity number 38253), Sunday, Nov. 8 (activity number 38254), Thursday, Nov. 12 (activity number 38101), and Friday, Nov. 20 (activity number 38555). The Nov. 6 program is nearly full, but some space remains in the other offerings. The cost for one 90-minute session is $8 per person for Johnson County residents or $9 for nonresidents. Preregistration is required. For more information or to register for any of these programs, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at www.jcprd.com, click on “Register for Activities,” and complete a search for any of the activity numbers listed above. 

The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. 


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