Jan. 31. What Owl is that? Monticello Public Library, 321 W Broadway, Monticello. 6:30PM. Family program. Rick Read will lead this program. Identifying owls not just by their calls and appearance, but also by their silhouette will be the main focus.
Feb. 1. Wednesday in the Wild. Is it an Opossum or a Possum? The Life History of the Virginian (O)possum. Those beady little eyes that challenge you in the night can give one quite a start. The only native North American marsupial is studied by a variety of folks for a variety of reasons. Bill Beatty, a grad student at Purdue in the Forestry and Natural Resources Dept. will unlock some of the secrets and traits of this odd little critter. He will speak on how some of the studies are being done on opossums and other critters in the wild. Suitable for school aged kids. Lily Nature Center 1-3PM.
Feb. 1. Win against Invasives. Zion Nature Center, 690 Beech St., Zionsville 6:30 PM. Registration is required for this. Suitable for 16 year old and up. This session will help folks learn to identify invasives and current methods to control. Native plants and non-invasive replacements will also be discussed. Phone:317-873-8950
Reminder: Happy Hollow Walkers meet Mon., Wed., and Fri. mornings at 10:30 AM. Enjoy the outdoors with others while getting some exercise in. Meet at Happy Hollow City Park at the first parking lot, near the swings. For info, e-mail: email@example.com phone765-743-3437