The folks at the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge are bringing several live rehabbed owls, including an Eastern Screech Owl.
The refuge sits on 174 wooded acres on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands.
The refuge includes the Woodford Nature Center, an outdoor housing area with more than 60 native residents, and a wildlife rehabilitation hospital.
The overall mission of the refuge is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all.
More info follows
Sunday, Nov. 17, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Cedar Run Owls – All ages
Are you as wise as an owl? Find out up close with staff from the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. They’ll be bringing some of their tree-dwelling creatures, including Reggie, an eastern screech owl brought to Cedar Run after an injury caused permanent blindness in her left eye. The Burlington County-based refuge includes a federally and state licensed hospital facility that cares for nearly 4,000 injured, orphaned or displaced native wild animals each year.
$5/person; $4/MEC members
Meadowlands Environment Center
2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, 201-460-8300 or www.njmeadowlands.gov/ec