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Saw-Whet Owl Research at Meadowbrook


Join us Tuesday, October 26th at 7pm CDT in a webinar all about owls! Learn about the Northern Saw-Whet Owl, one of North American's smallest owls at only 6-8 inches in length. Thanks to partnership efforts from across the country, researchers have a better understanding of the migration patterns of this once-mysterious owl. Register now …

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Fall Walk and Talk at Ivanhoe South

Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve 750 Colfax St, Gary, IN, United States

Where do frogs go in the winter? Why do leaves change colors and fall off the trees every year? Take a "walk & talk" with Shirley Heinze, Field Museum, and Brown Faces Green Spaces on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 3:30pm CT at Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve to find out! Explore the rare dune and …

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