FAMILY EVENTS

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It's all about owls in the next three months!

Coast Kids Float at the Berlin Christmas Parade

Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021 (rain date is December 9, 2021)

Time: Meet at 6:30 PM, parade starts at 7 PM, ends usually around 8 PM

 

Meeting point: Line up number 35, which is in the bus loop at Buckingham Elementary School. Please look at the map for the exact location.

Address: S Main Street, Berlin, MD


Please join the Coast Kids float at the Berlin Christmas Parade! This year we will display a flock of Snowy Owls.

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Owl Prowl at Shad Landing

 

Date:  Saturday, December 11, 2021

(Rain date: Saturday, December 18, 2021)

Time: 5:30 PM to 7 PM

 

Location: Nature Center at Pocomoke River State Park – Shad Landing

Address: 3461 Worcester Highway, Snow Hill, MD

 

Hush…. did you hear that? Was that an owl calling in the night? Let’s find out, which creatures are active at night. The event will start at the Nature Center at Shad Landing (Pocomoke River State Park) where we will learn about owl senses, behavior, and local owl species. Then we will go for a walk and try to attract wild owls by playing owl recordings. Lastly, we can warm up with hot chocolate back at the Nature Center. Please wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes, and bring a flashlight.

Build a Screech Owl Nest Box

Date:  Saturday, January 22, 2022

Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM

 

Location: Assateague Coastal Trust office (formerly known as Red Doors Community Center)

Address: 10959 Worcester Highway in Berlin, MD

 

Eastern Screech Owls are small owls common in woods, suburbs, and parks. They usually nest in a natural tree cavity or a woodpecker nest hole. Eastern Screech Owls readily accept nest boxes, including those built for Wood Ducks or Purple Martins, and sometimes nest in wood piles, mailboxes, or crates left on the ground. Come and build your own Screech Owl nest box for you to take home and create owl habitat in your own yard. Please bring a mask and a Phillips screwdriver if you have one.

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For questions please email to coastkids@actforbays.org or call Verena at 410 629 1538