Fontenelle Forest Nature Center will be closing at noon on Nov. 25, and will be closed all day Thursday, Nov 26.
Member gate fob access will be available. Have a safe and happy holiday!

Fontenelle Forest Nature Center will be closing at noon on Nov. 25, and will be closed all day Thursday, Nov 26.
Member gate fob access will be available. Have a safe and happy holiday!

Unsuspecting Ralston woman gets rare glimpse of screech owl during trip to mailbox

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Mother Nature sent a special delivery to a Ralston woman.

Abbie Lira went to check her mailbox Friday. Instead of letters, she found something that stared back: an owl.

“It was kind of amazing,’’ she said. “He just turned his head and looked at me.”

The eastern screech owl was just resting in the box, one that is on a post by the curb.

Denise Lewis, director of Fontenelle Forest Raptor Recovery, said owls like small, dark hideaways and usually find those in a tree hole…

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