Posts Tagged ‘owls’

arctic-fox-1clydes-2clydes-3clydesdales-with-wagon-barn-1owl-1owl-2skretch-owl-1skunk-2turtle-1I got such a huge reaction from the post yesterday about the fundraiser at Oxbow Farm for The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center that I thought I would share  more photos.  But before I do I encourage you to click their link above and check out their mission.  They are doing good work!

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Oxbow Farm Barn with Clydesdales



Oxbow Farm Barn with Clydesdales


Snow the Arctic Fox


Apple Blossom the Opossom


Apple Blossom the Opossom


Rapture Release


View from Oxbow Farm

I attended one  of the most interesting events last night at Oxbow Farm in Warren County.  It was a fundraising event for The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center.  It was fascinating to see some of the animals that they have had come to their center and that have been rehabilitated that now serve as educational ambassadors.  These animals, for some reason or other, cannot be released back into the wild so they live at the center and help educate the public about the purpose of the center.

There was Snow, the Arctic Fox, that was rescued from a house in Prince William County.  And Apple Blossom, the opossum, whose mother was killed by a car with the babies still attached to her.  Such sad stories…  But BRWC is doing wonderful work to rehabilitate these animals and get them back to their  natural habitat.

A Rapture Owl was released.  It was a beautiful animal but definitely wild…not like the other animals we met that are being used for education.  This one was found on a construction site and fit into the palm of the hand of the woman who rescued and helped rehab it.  And last night she released it.  You can shttps://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fkellywalkerstudios%2Fvideos%2F10207384416743745%2F&show_text=0&width=400“>ee a video here


Our hosts, Adie and Beatrice

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20160420_074948 (2) I painted Hedwig as a Harry Potter themed piece trying to come up with something we can do for a Harry Potter Paint Party that I have been asked to do.  Turns out this one will be a little too difficult to do at a Paint Party so I will try to come up with something else.   Good news is this one SOLD.

Keep watching for a Harry Potter Paint Party.

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Luzia’s Owls

Luzia's Owls

Luzia’s Owls

Luzia, one of the Thursday night students,  just completed a wonderful painting of two owls.  Fabulous!  You did a terrific job, Luzia.  Keep up the good work.

Consider joining us for art class.  Check out more info here.

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