Tuesday, May 20, 2014

"Owls: Masters of the Night" program presented by Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited

The Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited store in Gerber Village will be hosting Carlton Burke with Carolina Mountain Naturalists for a special program on owls Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 3:00pm.  This free program will feature a special appearance by some of Carlton’s amazing owl ambassadors. 

Owls are very mysterious birds of prey seldom seen due to their elusive and nocturnal lifestyle. In this special program, Carlton will share information about the fascinating lives of these unusual birds and their unique adaptations for life in the nighttime world.

Carlton is a local naturalist and educator who resides in Mills River where he operates Carolina Mountain Naturalists, an education service which offers live wildlife and nature programs to various groups and organizations. Carlton is also a NC state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator. He was on staff as the Curator of Exhibits at the Western NC Nature Center in Asheville for over 25 years and also teaches classes for the Blue Ridge Naturalist Certification program at the NC Arboretum in Bent Creek.

Wild Birds Unlimited specializes in bringing people and nature together with bird feeding and nature products, expert advice and educational events. Visit our website at www.asheville.wbu.com.

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