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Nature Outing - July

Photo Credit: Holly Roger

Photo Credit: Holly Roger

New Moon Night Prowl

Hovander Park *

Beavers, bats and owls, oh my! Twilight is a great time to watch for wildlife in one of our most treasured parks, which comes alive in different ways after dark. Spend this summer evening wondering what the night will bring and wandering around in the darkness of a New moon.  Expect an interactive discussion of nocturnal animal’s adaptations, build a bat wing model and listen for the warning signal of the beavers in the nearby slough.  

Suggested Donation:

  • Adults (18+): $12
  • Children (ages 4-17): $8
  • Children 3 and under free. (Babies worn in carriers welcome).

Cash, check, or donate online.

Reserve your spot today!

Group size is limited.

Email Program Coordinator, Holly Roger:

Save time by completing our Liability Release and bring it with you. We'll need one for each person!


To reach the park take the Ferndale Exit (262) off Interstate 5, go west to the railroad underpass and stay in the left lane past Haggens and Samuels. You'll make an immediate left right after the underpass (If you go over the bridge, you've gone too far) and follow signs to Hovander park. Park in the gravelly parking lot and head towards the very big barn. Look for the Wild Whatcom Event sign. We will either be right next to the Hovander house or under the white tent near the water tower. Note: I've placed the red marker on parking lot, and the blue markers on the google map right over our two potential meeting places.

Earlier Event: July 21
Ladies Night Out
Later Event: August 4
Wild Things - August