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Owl See You Saturday!

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Sorry, I couldn’t help the pun. OC Parks has some fun FREE events for the family this weekend that involve Owls in the day time and a night time hike with hot chocolate!!!

On Saturday morning, November 11th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am, learn about local owls using their five senses. Join Park Ranger Jen at Mason Regional Park as you discover how Owl’s use their sight, smell, sound, touch and taste discover their unique features for survival.  There will also be a hands-on owl pellet dissection. (Young children will be asked to partner with an adult for activity.)

Mason Regional Park is located at 18712 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612.

The event and parking are FREE. Turn right at the stop sign after the park entrance and park in Parking Lot A. Meet at Shelter #1.

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On Saturday evening from 5:30pm – 8:00pm, The annual fall/winter night hikes return with the “Hoot N’ Howling Night Hike” at Carbon Canyon Regional Park. Visit the Nature Center, get toasty with some hot chocolate and cookies, then follow the Park Rangers as they lead you through a night time hike to the Redwood Grove. Be sure to bring your cold weather gear and a flashlight as you see the natural wonders of the park that can only be seen at night. Afterwards enjoy a live animal presentation by the “Nature of Wildworks”. 

Carbon Canyon Regional Park is located at 4442 Carbon Canyon Rd, Brea, CA 92823.

Parking and the event are FREE! This is really fun hike and space is limited. Please email to register: carboncanyon@ocparks.com

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Amazing Raptors at Nix Nature Center

Get a close-up look at live hawks, owls, and falcons from the Orange County Bird of Prey Center. Learn to identify raptors in flight.  Dissect an owl pellet.  Find out how owls fly silently and discover other raptor survival secrets! Live raptor presentation by Peggy Chase

Amazing Raptors

Where: Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Time:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fee: FREE but donations are gladly accepted

Parking: $3.00

Great for children ages 8 and up, no hiking involved.

For questions call: 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri & 949-923-2235 Sat/Sun.

This event will fill up quickly, reserve your spot by using the Online Registration.

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