Out Rageous Owls and Earth Day Fun at Lone Pine State Park
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: April 21, 2019

Outrageous Life of Owls Ranger Program Offered

Lone Pine State Park will host the ranger program “The Outrageous Life of Owls” on Saturday, April 27th from 8:30pm to 10pm. Join a Park Ranger for a short program on owls and a guided 1.5-mile hike through Lone Pine in search of these silent hunters.  Spring is a great time to search for owls, and most species in Northwest Montana are very vocal this time of year.

Weather appropriate clothing, head lamp, water and snack are recommended; binoculars are optional. Cost is $4 per person 13 years and older and 12 and younger are free. Registration is required. To register for this event call 406-755-2706 ext. 2.

Celebrate Earth Day at Lone Pine

Celebrate Montana’s outdoors as Lone Pine State Park hosts a variety of Earth Day activities on Sunday, April 28 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm.

Lone Pine’s Earth Day celebration has something for everyone. Kids can enjoy a scavenger hunt and crafts from 12:30 to 3pm. Join park staff for a ranger-guided nature hike to look for birds and wildflowers from 12:30 to 2pm. Following the fun, help on the trails with a noxious weed pull to benefit the park’s native flora.

Cost for each event is free. Registration is required for the scavenger hunt and nature walk. To register, please call (406) 755-2706 ext. 2.

The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life to advocate for clean air and water, and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Earth Day is now a global annual event with more than 1 billion people in 192 countries taking part in the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.

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A division of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
stateparks.mt.gov

Contact:
Derrick Rathe
Park Ranger,
Lone Pine State Park
(406) 755-2706, ext. 2
Derrick.Rathe@mt.gov