Night Hike: Owls

Female Snowy Owl looking

great-grey-owl-2-1354201-1279x852Join us for a brief presentation and a winter walk on Friday, January 20th, 6:30 p.m. We may hear Great Horned, Great Gray, Barred, or Saw-Whet owls. This time of year these mysterious birds make themselves known to each other by calling for mates and defining their territory. By late February, early March, mating pairs will be incubating a clutch of one to four eggs. That’s why Winter is the perfect time to hear owls “whooing”!

MooseWood Nature Center invites our members and the public to learn about and interact with owls native to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Board Member, Scot Stewart will begin with and introduction to the unique hunters themselves through a short 20-minute slide presentation. He will also talk a bit about the results of the owl count during the Christmas Bird Count. The presentation will be followed by car pooling from the nature center to the off-site location where we will walk into the woods to call to the owls and listen for their replies.

Suggested donation for the program is $5 for adults and $10 for families. Please register by calling 228-6250 or email

This program is recommended for adults and families. Please dress for the weather. Pre-walk refreshments will be available to help warm up before the walk.

If you are not a member, please consider a membership at the family level or above or renew your membership for 2017. MooseWood Nature Center thanks you for your support as we move into the New Year!

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MooseWood Nature Center is an independent, non-profit organization supported by memberships, donations and grants. Our mission is to celebrate nature through education and action in the Upper Peninsula.


Sat & Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
or by appointment

Phone: (906) 228-6250