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September 17, 2015 - 12:48pm

Adventures planned at Genesee County Park & Forest

posted by Billie Owens in genesee county park & forest, wildlife.

Press release:

Adventure awaits in the forest this fall with nocturnal hikes, flying mammals, and untamed creations!

Owls are amazing, helpful birds of prey! Join us for an Owl Prowl on Saturday, Sept. 26th from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Discover the habits of your nocturnal neighbors and explore the forest at night. Listen for the calls of winged wildlife and the footsteps of stealthy critters. Anything can happen on an owl prowl! Recommended for ages 4 and up.

What animal can fly 60 miles per hour, eliminate up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour, and live to be 30 years old? Bats! Explore the world of your local and exotic furry flying friends with Bats in Your Backyard on Saturday, Oct. 17th from 7 to 9 p.m. See awesome pictures and hear about the lives of bats from a local researcher, and venture out on a creatures of the night hike!

Let your imagination run wild at Create-A-Critter on Saturday, Nov. 14th from 1:30 – 2:45 pm. Meet us in the activity room of the Nature Center for an eclectic spread of craft materials gathered from nature. Hot glue and your creativity will put it all together. Your own creation will make the perfect gift!

Pre-registration is required for all programs. Cost is $5/person, $10/family. To register call 344-1122.

To register call (585) 344-1122. For more information visit our website at http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/parks/, or contact Shannon Morley at [email protected] or (585) 344-1122.

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