SW FLORIDA 10th ANNUAL BURROWING OWL FESTIVAL
This family fun filled event celebrates the start of the Burrowing Owl nesting season. Festival highlights include Paige the eagle & other birds of prey from the Maitland Audubon Center. Speakers include author Charles Sobczak, wildlife biologist & scholar Dr. Jerry Jackson, wildlife educator Lynda White & local photographer Dan Tudor. Nature and wildlife inspired artists, photographers & vendors will have items for sale. Demonstrations given on owl starter burrow installation & maintenance. Take a tour through the live interactive butterfly house to learn about their host & nectar plants. Children will enjoy the free arts & crafts tent. Take a guided nature walk for wildlife viewing or sign up for the bus tours to local burrowing owl burrows which are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Various other animals will be on display. Shop the native plants offered for sale. Cape Coral will have a fire truck on display from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the K-9 Unit will give demonstrations from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Lee County Sheriff Deptartment will offer free child finger printing throughout the day. We will have music, food and much more so plan to spend the day.
10th Annual Burrowing Owl Festival
Rotary Park, 5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral, FL 33914