"All About Owls" Nature Presentation with The Raptor Trust

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 AM at the Cranford Community Center for the presentation, “All About Owls” with The Raptor Trust.  The program, featuring a live owl, is an in-depth look at the lives of these interesting and often misunderstood birds of camouflage.  Attendees will learn about the special adaptations that make these nocturnal birds of prey such amazing nighttime hunters and get to know the 8 species of owls that can be found right here in NJ.  This program lasts approximately 60 minutes with a PowerPoint presentation and an appearance of a live bird.  It is recommended for second graders through adult.  And is presented by one of the naturalists/educators from The Raptor Trust.  

The Raptor Trust, located in Millington, NJ, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free care and assistance to injured, sick or orphaned wild birds.  Their aviaries house fifty non-releasable resident raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons, owls and vultures.  For more information please go to www.theraptortrust.org. 

The Cranford Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, NJ.  The program is $5.00 at the door and open to the public.  No registration is required, but seating is limited, so please arrive early!  This presentation is sponsored by the Hanson Park Conservancy, a non-profit group dedicated to developing and maintaining Hanson Park and providing the community with educational programs and workshops.  To learn more, please visit our website, www.hansonparkconservancy.com or like us on Facebook.

Contact Information
  1. Jenna Doscher
  2. JennaDosch@aol.com
Sat, April 21
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 AM at the Cranford Community Center for the presentation, “All About Owls” with The Raptor Trust. The program, featuring a live owl, is an in-depth look at the lives of these interesting and often misunderstood birds of camouflage. Attendees will learn about the special adaptations that make these nocturnal ...

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