Longwoods Moonlight Family Hike

Longwoods’ Moonlight Winter Family Hike


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Owls are the focus of the Moonlight Winter Family Hike event at Longwoods Road Conservation Area, Saturday, February 23.

Pre-registration is mandatory. Admission is: adults $12.00, youth 4-17 $6.00, plus HST, and under 4 free.

Outdoors - Enjoy a half hour guided moonlit hike through the woods in search of owls. Hikes are at 6:15, 7:00, 7:45, and 8:30 p.m. To pre-register call Agnes at 519-264-2420 Monday-Friday between 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. A bonfire will be blazing for a warm-up, with hot dogs roasting for the kids. Dress for the weather! No dogs and/or cross-country skis please.

Indoors - Come before your hike or stay after to enjoy activities inside the Resource Centre: ●At 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30, Lynn Eves will present from Bluewater Centre for Raptor Rehabilitation ●Master Carver Wayne Kristoff will display wonderful creations and demonstrate wildlife woodcarving. ●Have a bowl of chili and a hot drink (Bring bowls, mugs, spoons). ●Take part in kids’ owl crafts. ●Watch an owl dvd . ●View displays. ●Check-out an owl pellet.

The event is weather dependent. For last minute event updates check our LTVCA Facebook page or call our answering machine at 519-264-2420. Please check local weather conditions before you head out to the event. Weather Watches alert you about weather conditions that are favourable for a storm or severe weather, which could cause safety concerns and the event may be cancelled. A Weather Warning is an urgent message that severe weather is either occurring or will occur and the event will be cancelled.

Longwoods is located at 8348 Longwoods Road (Middlesex Rd. 2) - 6.5 km west of Delaware or 10 km east of Melbourne. Hosted by Lower Thames Valley Conservation Foundation in partnership with the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority.

To Pre-register and for further information call:
Agnes Vriends – Clerk/Secretary
Longwoods Road Conservation Area - 519-264-2420
Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority info@ltvca.ca www.ltvca.ca
To download a Guide to Conservation Areas in Ontario please visit http://www.ontarioconservationareas.ca/.