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The Barn Owl Trust

Conserving the Barn Owl and its Environment

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About the Trust

Organisations we've worked with


We have carried out practical work with a wide range of organisations over the years. Here are some of them and some of the things we achieved together...

Since the 1980's we've been working with:

British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) - bird ringing and monitoring.

We've produced publications with:

Natural England - our booklet Barn Owls on Site - a Guide for Developers and Planners, now superceded by Barn Owls and Rural Planning Applications - a Guide.

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) - their latest Barn Owl advisory sheet.

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) - helping to produce the Barn Owl habitat prescriptions for the Governments Higher Level Stewardship grant scheme.

Our county Barn Owl surveys have been in liaison with:

Cornwall Bird Watching and Preservation Society (CBWPS).

Devon Bird Watching and Preservation Society (DBWPS).

We've run district Barn Owl Site Enhancement Schemes with:

East Devon District Council.

North Devon District Council.

South Hams District Council.

Teignbridge District Council.

We've held nestbox workshops throughout the South West with:

Blackdown Hills Project.

Cornwall Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group.

Devon Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group.

Dorset County Council.

Devon Wildlife Trust - Tavistock Group.

Dorset Owl and Hawk Group.

East Devon District Council.

Gloucester Wildlife Trust.

Hartland Heritage Coast Service.

Hawk & Owl Trust.

National Trust - Cornwall.

Mid Devon District Council.

North Cornwall Heritage Coast & Countryside Service.

Somerset Project and Carymoor Environmental Trust.

Somerset Wildlife Trust.

South Devon Heritage Coast Service.

Tavistock Conservation Project.

Teignbridge District Council's Ranger Service.

Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust.

Wembworthy Centre.

The Barn Owl Trust is dedicated to conservation & education and does not operate a visitor centre.
Barn Owl Trust staff and volunteers
Waterleat, Ashburton, Devon TQ13 7HU
+44 (0) 1364 653026