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Chewonki returns The Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library will host Chewonki: Owls of Maine on April 22, 2022, From 1:30 pm At the Sargent Family Community Center for our annual Traveling Natural History Program! Join us for live owls perched on the wrist of one of the fantastic educators at the Chewonki Foundation as they offer an interactive and transformative look at the natural world. A Second Chewonki event will be held on July 29, 2022, At 1:30 also at the Sargent Community Center.


Chewonki Owls Of Maine

Owls of Maine: Habits and Adaptations of Maine’s Native Owls

Three live owls are the highlights of this program, which introduces participants to the owl’s native to Maine and New England. Beginning with slides and sounds, participants will learn the identifying characteristics and calls of each owl. Then, using talons, wings, and skulls, we explore the adaptations of these silent nocturnal hunters. This program ends with an intimate and detailed look at live owls, bringing these creatures of the night into the light!

(I got this description right from Chewonki’s website,