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|An Evening with Owls|
|Date||Thursday November 20|
|Time||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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Marin Art & Garden Center
30 Sir Francis Drake
The Hungry Owl Project is thrilled to announce our fourth annual “Evening with Owls” event at the Marin Art & Garden Center in Ross. We’ll have owl stories, short educational talks, a silent auction featuring fine art and photography donated by local artists, the opportunity to purchase gifts for the holidays AND you’ll meet the stars of the show - live owls! We’ll share information and see photos from this year’s activities. Mingle with other owl enthusiasts, nibble, drink wine, have fun - and leave with a sense of wonder. Join us for an after dinner event featuring savory and sweet treats accompanied by excellent local wine and other beverages. All food and drink will be served in and on biodegradable products. This event is a fundraiser to continue our work with schools and the public. Reservations are $75 per person.
An entertaining presentation will be given by the dynamic Joe Mueller, College of Marin Biology Professor Extraordinaire & Winner of the 2008 Terwilliger Environmental Award. Our featured owl this year is the Burrowing Owl a species of special concern here in California. Our special guest speaker is Jack Barclay, Senior Wildlife Biologist at Albion Environmental, Inc.
Leslie Harlib, of the Marin Independent Journal called this an evening “rich in edu-tainment; slide shows, lectures and demonstrations that helped us all understand how valuable owls can be.”
The mission of the Hungry Owl Project is to reduce the need for harmful pesticides and rodenticides by encouraging natural predators, through conservation of habitat, erecting nest boxes when appropriate, through research and education, and providing a resource of help and information on alternative methods of sustainable pest management.
The Hungry Owl Project is a program of WildCare (http://www.wildcarebayarea.org ), a non-profit wildlife hospital and education center in San Rafael which serves the San Francisco Bay Area.