Saw-whet Owl Banding TripRegister now
Join Indiana Audubon Society and the Indiana Dunes National Park for a behind-the-scenes look at Indiana’s smallest owl, the Northern Saw-whet Owl. This exclusive evening program reserved for the Elkhart County Parks will give attendees the chance to see these tiny owls up close, while observing the hands-on banding research.
- Safety: To promote a healthy environment, all attendees will be required to provide their own transportation, wear a face covering, and practice safe distancing (6ft) during the program. Temperature screenings will also be conducted prior to the program at the Dunes Visitor Center.
- Travel: Participants can choose to either travel caravan-style following the Elkhart County Parks van in their own vehicle from the Ox Bow Service Center (north of main entrance) at 5:30 p.m (Eastern Time)., or travel separately and meet at the Dunes Visitor Center at 6 p.m (Central Time).
- What to Bring: As the entire program will be outdoors, participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and bring outdoor seating.
- Weather: This program is weather-dependent and will not operate under very rainy or windy conditions.
Banding program runs 5:30–10:30 p.m. (Central Time). See Trip Logistics for meeting times.