Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Explore Oakland County Osprey on Sunday October 20th!

Osprey chick in an Oakland County nest:  photo by Jonathan Schechter

Program text by Oakland County Parks

Once nearly absent from our state, Michigan’s osprey population continues to rebound.
 Learn about the Michigan Department of Natural Resources exciting efforts to track the 
migration of these unique raptors and how cell phone towers have helped their recovery 
at Ospreys and Backpacks from 2 – 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20 at Wint Nature Center.

The program is free
An Oakland County Parks daily or annual vehicle permit is required for entry. 
While pre-registration is recommended at 248-858-0916 weekdays or 248-625-6473 Saturdays,
 walk-in guests are welcome.

Wint Nature Center is located in Independence Oaks County Park at 9501 Sashabaw Road
 in Clarkston. Take exit 89 from I-75 and head north 2.5 miles.

For more nature education programs, visit:

Hope you can join us!

-Oakland County Parks and Recreation Natural Resources Education Staff 

photo of adult Oakland County osprey by Jonathan Schechter


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