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Posted on: January 31, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Owl Moon Night Hike is February 22

Join us for an owl program, including a reading of "Owl Moon." Then try your luck at owl calling as we hike under a bright moon on the trails at McFarland Park.

The Owl Moon, Night Hike program will take place on Friday, February 22 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Story County Conservation Center at McFarland Park (56461 180th Street) northeast of Ames.

Warm winter clothing will be essential for the hike, so please dress appropriately!

The program is free, but pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. on February 19. To register, or for more information about this program, contact Story County Conservation at 515-232-2516 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday), email us at, or visit

Story County Conservation manages more than 3,000 acres of parks and natural areas, including lakes, campgrounds, and trails. The Environmental Education staff serves Story County schools and the public with interpretive and informational programs for all ages. Story County Conservation's volunteer program provides volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups interested in making a difference in local natural resources. No individual will be excluded from events conducted by Story County Conservation because of a disability or impairment. To request accommodations to participate, contact Story County Conservation.

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Jessica Lancial
Story County Conservation
Phone 515-232-2516
FAX 515-232-6989

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