Marco Island is habitat for approximately 90 Burrowing Owls, a State of Florida “Species of Special Concern”. From the meeting place at Mackle Park, Nancy Richie, Environmental Specialist, will lead a walk to one or two nearby locations to view the owls and their burrows. Onsite information will be provided about the biology, history, habitat, behavior, etiquette in maintaining and viewing owls and their burrows, and the human impacts on the Burrowing Owls in the urban environment.
Parks and Recreation’s Owl Prowl events will be offered Wednesday, October 19th and Wednesday, November 30th from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. The class is available and open to all ages. Cost is $10 per person.
For more information on our Owl Prowl please call Mackle Park at 239-642-0575, visit us on the web at www.cityofmarcoisland.com, or check us out on Facebook.