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Barn Owl Trust courses for ecologists and planners

We offer 2 different one-day courses: Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) – a one-day foundation course covering Barn Owl ecology, legislation, surveying and basic mitigation. Typically run twice in February, July and November. Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) – for previous attendees of BOESS, our advanced course covers surveying, mitigation, and report preparation in […]

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Winter Bird Walk

22nd November  2018 – 10:00am Join us for a walk around around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see and hear the winter birds. Suggested donation per person: £8 (Friends of BOT £5). Refreshments included. Dogs welcome on a lead. Please contact the office to book (essential). ‘Barn Owl Heaven’ – The Lennon Legacy Project (LLP) – […]

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30th Anniversary Prize Draw

Each year we hold a Prize Draw to raise funds, this year is rather special because it’s our 30th Anniversary and we’ve had some brilliant prizes donated. Tickets are now on sale and are £5 for a book of five. Make a donation for yours (please tell us it’s for the Draw). Help Barn Owls and have a chance […]

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About our Wildlife Diary

You can experience the LLP wildlife haven by coming along to one of our Seasonal Guided Walks or a Barn Owl Trust Talk hosted in our Meeting Room. See our Events Diary for details. (Booked events only – sorry, the project is not open to visitors at other times.) Read the full Lennon Legacy Project story.

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Bespoke Events

We offer bespoke events tailored to your group, business or organisation’s requirements in a beautiful rural environment. Team building activities Practical conservation work Wildlife walks Barn Owl talks & presentations Creative craft workshops Nest-box workshops Barn Owl survey courses Stunning venue: Our peaceful 26 acre nature reserve, managed for Barn Owls – the Lennon Legacy […]

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A Book to Save a Species

Barn Owl Conservation Handbook We are delighted that TV wildlife presenter Chris Packham has reviewed our Barn Owl Conservation Handbook on his blog. Chris says; “Its detail is impressive to say the least. Each aspect of the Barn Owl’s care is meticulously outlined and the latest practical and applied methods of conservation are clearly analysed […]

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Butterfly Walk & Cream Tea

Thursday 5th JULY  2018 – 2:30pm Join us for a walk around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see the many butterflies (including the beautiful Marbled White) that have benefited from the Barn Owl habitat we have created here. Afterwards enjoy a delicious cream tea in our Meeting Room. Photos of butterfly species found on our 26 […]

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Snow Closure

The Red weather warning issued by the Met Office for Thursday 2nd March meant that we took the decision to cancel our Advanced Training Course (ABOSM) in the morning and closed the office at 1pm to give our staff time to get home safely. Although we’ve seen more snow here in previous years this was […]

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Feed the Birds

How to make a Bird Cake for garden birds. When we’re cosy at home out of the winter weather, it’s good to know there is something we can all do to help our local wildlife. This useful addition to the Trust’s information range is a step-by-step photo guide to making ‘Bird-cakes’ for your garden birds. […]

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