Join the search for owls at Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20.

Enjoy a warm summer evening, learn to call for owls, and if you're lucky, see the splendor of owls interacting with each other. Participants should meet at the large shelter house parking lot and be prepared for a short hike throughout the park. Trail terrain will vary.

Remember to dress appropriately with comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring bug spray. This event is free and open to the public.

Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park is located 12 miles north of Marshall on Highway 122. For more information about the event, call the park at 660-886-7537.

For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the web at mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.