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Festival of OWLS

  • Porter County Fairgrounds, 4-H Building 215 East Division Road Valparaiso, IN, 46383 United States (map)

Do you love owls as much as we do? Join Humane Indiana Wildlife for a family-friendly day of wide-eyed, owl-themed fun at our 3rd Annual Festival of the Owls event. Meet-and-greet our owl ambassadors, and be amazed as you learn about these majestic creatures during the many presentations from experts throughout the country.

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Our owl experts line up:

Amy Kearns, Indiana DNR, speaking on Barn Owl populations in Indiana and hosting a Barn Owl Box workshop to make the boxes for DNR.

Brad Bumgardener, Indiana Audubon Society, speaking on what Indiana’s owl species are doing throughout the year.

Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center, and ambassadors Short-earred, Long-earred, and Barn Owls.

Nicole Harmon, Humane Indiana Wildlife, with our ambassadors Great Horned, Eastern Screech, and Snowy Owls

Rafi Wilkenson, Indiana Dunes National Park, speaking on respectfully finding and photographing owls in the wild.

Sarah Barnes, Shirley Heinze Land Trust, speaking on the Project Owl-net saw-whet owl banding program in Northwest Indiana.

Allee Forsberg will share her 2017 owl Big Year, an adventure to see all 19 species of owls, native to the US.

TICKETS: $25/Adult (ages 15 & up) / $10/Child (ages 8-14) / Children 7 years and under are free

*Your ticket includes access to owl presentations throughout the day.

*Food, drink, and owl-box building are not included in the ticket price.

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE NOW. TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

HUMANE INDIANA WILDLIFE CENTER, 570 North 450 East, Valparaiso, IN 46383

HUMANE INDIANA RESALE SHOPPE, 8149 Kennedy Avenue, Highland IN 46322

WILD BIRDS UNLIMITED, 138 US HWY 41, Schererville, IN 46375

CHESTERTON FEED & GARDEN CENTER, 400 Locus Street, Chesterton, IN 46304

Later Event: December 3
Giving Tuesday