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Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, October 21, 2017 to Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saw-Whet Owl Banding

701 days old

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Activities: Birding, Outdoor activity, Wildlife conservation
Location: Sandhill Wildlife Area

Accompany researchers and UW-Stevens Point students during Wisconsin's tiniest owl's migration. See how birds are captured, how biological information is collected, and how individual owls are identified. $15 fee, limit 15 people, ages 12+. Register by Oct. 10. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Sandhill Wildlife Area information

The 9,150-acre State Wildlife Area was named for a series of gently rolling sandy ridges crisscrossing the property. Sandhill Wildlife Area lies within the bed of ancient Glacial Lake Wisconsin - an expansive region of flat, marshy land interspersed with forests covering parts of seven counties in central Wisconsin.


Mailing Address: 1715 County Hwy X, Babcock, 54413

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019