West Hill Dam will hold Owl Prowl Oct. 19

West Hill Dam will hold Owl Prowl Oct. 19

UXBRIDGE, Mass. – West Hill Dam, 518 East Hartford Ave., will hold its annual Owl Prowl on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the picnic shelter at the top of the hill.

Participants may be able to observe the resident great-horned owl, and new fledglings seeking mates. Bring a flashlight, dress for the weather, and be prepared to walk a distance of about a 1/4 mile to suitable habitat. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult, not recommended for children under the age of 6.

Allow two hours for this program. For comfort, bring a lounge chair or blanket.

The program will be held in light rain, and canceled in the event of heavy rain. Parking is limited to 80 vehicles.

For more information, call Ranger Viola Bramel at 978-318-8417 or leave a message at 508-278-2511.