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Eastern screech owl

Whoooo Wants to Meet Me?


The newest addition to our Great Parks’ animal ambassador team is an eastern screech owl (Megascops asio). As such a new member to our team, she doesn’t have a name yet. However, this particular owl has an injury to the retina in her left eye, rendering her blind, and thereby not able to survive in […]

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Lake and pond habitats are very complex habitats. They are influenced by soil conditions in the watershed, water chemistry and temperature changes from rainfall and resulting runoff, heating from the sun and cooling from groundwater inputs. No two bodies of water are the same, but a common question we get from visitors in the summer […]

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Twenty-seven teams competed in the Great Parks Bass Series presented by Bass Pro Shops on Saturday, June 30, and the big bass that Miami Whitewater Forest Lake is famous for showed themselves again!  The heat index was over 100 degrees by the 1 p.m. weigh-in, and 17 teams brought fish to the scales. Andy Asbrock […]

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