The Adirondack Mountain Club Presents: Owls of the Adirondacks

By AlpineZone News |
May 13 2005 - 10:20 AM

LAKE PLACID, New York ??” Don’t miss a chance to see a live Great-Horned Owl up close and personal. On Saturday, May 28th at 8:00 PM in the High Peaks Information Center, located at the end of Adirondack Loj Road, local naturalist Mike Brennan and his feathered friend will offer a fascinating, close-up look at the Adirondack birds of prey, focusing on Owls. Learn the vast array of adaptations these magnificent birds possess which enable them to successfully hunt and survive in harsh conditions.

Mike Brennan is a wildlife educator and naturalist. He is an Environmental Educator III for the Adirondack Park Agency, and is the Facilities Manager of the Visitor’s Interpretive Center at Paul Smiths. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and recreationist. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see one of the largest Adirondack birds of prey.

Brennan’s slide show is part of the ADK’s Saturday Evening Lecture Series, funded with support from Stewart’s Shops. The Saturday Evening Lecture Series offers presentations on natural history, backcountry recreation, and Adirondack history, art, and music. All ADK lectures are free and open to the public.

Founded in 1922, the Adirondack Mountain Club is a member-directed organization committed to public service and stewardship. With more than 35,000 members in 27 chapters, ADK promotes a balanced approach to outdoor recreation, advocacy, environmental education, and natural resource conservation. Membership guides ADK’s mission via its educational and outreach programming, trails maintenance and restoration projects, volunteer opportunities, and legal advocacy work. New members are always welcome to join. For more information about our programs or about membership, contact ADK at (518) 523-3441, or visit our website at