open up owl pellets to discover mammal bones hiding inside

Merryspring Family Fridays to explore owl pellets, Aug. 19

CAMDEN — Merryspring Nature Center will host a free program exploring owl pellets as part of its Free Family Fridays series on Friday, August 19, at 10 a.m.

In this final Free Family Friday of the summer, families are invited to Merryspring to learn about Maine's native owls. After a short presentation about owl behavior and biology, guests will be able to open up owl pellets to discover mammal bones hiding inside. There are no live owls at this program.

Free Family Fridays take place at Merryspring on select July and August Fridays at 10 a.m. Free Family Fridays are part of the Free Family Programs series at Merryspring, sponsored by Renys, A Maine Adventure.

Preregistration is necessary for this event, with limited space available. Guests may sign up by contacting Merryspring at 207-236-2239 or

Admission is free to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, please contact or call 207-236-2239.

Event Date: 

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 10:00am

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center


Merryspring Nature Center
Camden, ME 04843
United States