Owl release at Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa Aug. 14

Posted By on August 2, 2013

Photo by Nevada State Parks Jenni Jeffers and an owl.

Photo by Nevada State Parks
Jenni Jeffers and an owl.

Nevada State Parks, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

GENOA, Nev. – Join wildlife biologist, Jenni Jeffers, at Mormon Station State Historic Park for an owl release following a presentation on Wednesday, August 14, at 7:30 p.m. Jeffers will show several live native owls as she discusses the life cycle of owls, their habits, habitats and how the public can help in their conservation. The photo to the right is Jenni Jeffers with a Northern Saw-Whet owl that will be released at the end of the event.

Bring the family and a picnic dinner to enjoy the presentation and take advantage of this opportunity to see these spectacular nocturnal birds up close! No photographs or dogs are allowed.

WHAT: Owl Release

WHEN: Wednesday, August 14, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Outside, in the group pavilion area of the park. Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa.

COST: The program is free.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact the park at 775-782-2590.

The Nevada Division of State Parks plans, develops and maintains a system of parks and recreation areas for the use and enjoyment of more than 3.3 million visitors a year. The division was established in 1963 by the Nevada Legislature to form a new state park agency within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The division manages and maintains 23 parks, historic sites and recreation areas in Nevada.