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Celebrate the spooky season with family-friendly fun! You can enjoy non-scary Halloween events and festivals at wildlife sanctuaries across the state.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl


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Get to know Saw-whet Owls, learn how protecting land also protects people, find fall festivals near you, and more in the latest Explore magazine.

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Rain garden © Trish Garrigan

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Bald Eagles © Richard Johnson


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The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) is under threat. Find out why and what you can do.

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For a limited time, new one-year individual and family memberships are just $32! Start enjoying free wildlife sanctuary admission and more. Offer ends November 30.

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Celebrate Halloween by exploring our delightfully spooky pine forest after dark. Along the way, you'll be entertained and enlightened (but not scared) by curious creatures from the natural world!

October 25, 2019

It's the 37th Annual Halloween Prowl! This very popular annual event is creative, non-scary and fun—an enchanting evening with many delights, including a barn filled with Jack-o'-lanterns. 

October 25-27, 2019

Put on your favorite costume, grab a flashlight, and join us for the silliest, spookiest, and most family-friendly Halloween tradition!

October 25 & 26, 2019

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