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Tuesdays at Tanglewood: Who Lives Here? Owls

Posted on 8/7/2013 by Rebecca Woodcock

Tuesdays at Tanglewood: Who Lives Here? Owls

On Tuesday, August 13, Tanglewood will continue its third annual summer series: Tuesdays at Tanglewood with the program Who Lives Here? Owls!

Learn the common owls of Tanglewood Park and how to distinguish through appearance, behavior, and vocalization. Find out why our largest owl resident is dubbed the "Tiger of the Sky" and our smallest the "Feathered Wildcat". Younger participants can make their own owl mask. Children ages 8 and above will have the opportunity to purchase an owl pellet for dissection. To participate in the Who Lives Here? Owls program, meet at Shelter 2 at 10:00 am.

The Tuesdays at Tanglewood programs are part of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools The Amazing Summer ESCAPE Challenge. Click the link for more information and to register your student today!

The summer programs feature a variety of nature activities and will be free to the public, with the exception of the $2 per vehicle Tanglewood Park entrance fee for all programs at Shelter 2 and Walnut Hall. Registered RV campers and annual pass holders do not pay the entrance fee.

These programs will be take place on most Tuesdays beginning June 18 through August 20 at 10:00 am. All programs last approximately an hour.

Participants should bring their own sunscreen, insect repellent, and water bottle, and wear comfortable hiking clothes and shoes. The programs are designed for all ages, but children ages 16 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.