September The month began dry and mild and, on the 6th, and the 7th we recorded temperatures over 25°C. In the whole of August, the highest we recorded was 22.5°C! By the beginning of the month most of the sunflowers had faded and were drooping their heads. The crop was beginning to look lower as […]
Come and find out how to build your own indoor Barn Owl nestbox from a recycled tea chest. What is a ‘Nestbox Workshop’? Spend a day with us, make your own indoor Barn Owl nestbox to take away; visit a farm, and receive a comprehensive Barn Owl information pack! A nestbox workshop is a one-day event run […]
We offer exciting, inspirational Barn Owl talks for schools, youth groups and adult groups. All our presentations have been specially designed with the best environmental education in mind and have been well received by groups for a number of years. We are based in Devon but can travel into Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset to deliver […]
December A very wet month, 29 days with 229.1mm of rain. The mean for the month here over 14 years is 152mm. We had a mean temperature of 6.8°C – colder than the average (7.5° C). On the 8th Matt and Rick brushmowed, then brushcut and raked the orchid patch in Kiln Close. They then […]
The State of Nature report has collated the best available data on the UK’s biodiversity, with a focus on the trends in species as the key evidence of how nature is faring. It also assesses the pressures acting upon nature, and the conservation response being made, in order to give a rounded view of the […]
Climate change is real, and is man-made. That’s what the science is telling us. Every part of society, whether government, business or individuals, is being encouraged to operate in more environmentally friendly ways, to help sustain not only the quality of life we expect today, but for generations to come. We all need to start […]
While we’ve all been working hard to conserve the habitat of the Barn Owl; campaigning, signing petitions, writing to MPs, and donating to environmental causes, Climate Change has turned into a “Climate Crisis” and the gradual loss of habitats and species has become a full-blown “Mass Extinction Event”.
Climate change is happening now. If they survive, my grandchildren and yours are going to have to deal with a very different world.
The Barn Owl Trust webcams are no longer available. 😥 Other Barn Owl webcams March 2019 And now for some bad news….. After 11 years of (largely successful) streaming of Nestcam and Barncam, the site we’ve been using in Cornwall is to become unavailable due to circumstances beyond our control. We thought it wiser […]
This year the Barn Owl Trust is celebrating its 30th year as a registered charity! “Conserving the Barn Owl and its Environment” Founded in 1988, we’re still a very small UK charity working very hard to conserve one of the most beautiful birds on Earth. We believe that we can reverse Barn Owl decline through education […]