Under The Starry Skies

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Under The Starry Skies

Time: February 9, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Aldo Leopold Nature Center-Black Earth Campus
Street: 10648 Sutcliffe Rd.
City/Town: Black Earth, WI
Website or Map: http://www.naturenet.com/alnc
Phone: (608) 216-9374
Event Type: winter, fun
Organized By: Alanna Medearis
Latest Activity: Nov 13, 2012

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Event Description

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 10, 2012

In the dark days of winter, there is much to be seen and heard!  Join us for an evening under the starry skies at our remote Black Earth Campus.  We’ll spend the evening hiking under the night sky to listen for owl calls during their peak winter courtship and viewing the Orion and Crab nebulas, Jupiter, and several other constellations through a telescope on the deck (weather permitting).  In between sky viewing and night hiking, warm-up by the fire in the cabin as well as participate in some indoor activities relating to owls and the night sky.  ALNC will have adult and child snowshoes available on a first come first serve basis for use during night hikes.

Pre-registration required. 

ALNC members:  $6/person or $20/family; Non-members: $7/person or $25/family


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