Mysterious Owls of Washington County

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

HEBRON  Short-eared owls are endangered in New York State.  Join the Hebron Preservation Society on Thursday, July 13, to learn about these mysterious owls, their behavior and what you can do to help.  Presented by Laurie LaFond, founder and Executive Director of Friends of the IBA.   

Learn about these mysterious owls, their habitat and Friends of the IBA’s work to protect critical habitat in Washington County for these and other at-risk grassland birds.  The Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area (IBA) supports ten of eleven of New York’s grassland bird species of greatest conservation need.  Others species include: Northern Harrier, Upland sandpiper, Horned lark, American kestrel, Grasshopper sparrow and Eastern meadowlark. 

DATE: July 13th  TIME:  7:00 p.m. LOCATION:  The Organbarn. The resort is located on Route 22 in Hebron, between Salem and Granville at the intersection of North Grime's Hill Rd. (driveway on N. Grimes Hill).  The program is free and open to the public. 

(photo courtesy Gordon Ellmers)