Weir Farm owl prowl

Weir Preserve and Weir Farm National Historic Site will host their 22nd annual Halloween Owl Prowl on Friday evening, Nov. 7, 7:30-9 p.m. Frank Gallo will lead a presentation on owls that live in this area, after which the group will go into the fields where Mr. Gallo will attempt to call in screech owls, barred owls, and great horned owls.

Mr. Gallo is director of the Coastal Center at Milford Point, of the Connecticut Audubon Society.

To preserve and protect the Weir Farm site, parking for the event will be at the Branchville Elementary School, 40 Florida Road, off of Rt. 102, Branchville Road, in Ridgefield. Free shuttle bus service will run from the school to and from Weir Farm  beginning at 7. No parking is available at Weir Farm.

Parents are encouraged to bring children of all ages. The event is free and there is no rain date.  Questions may be directed to Weir Preserve program director Bruce Beebe at 203 834-5066.