Practical conservation work with the Barn Owl Trust. Get involved and help the Conservation Team with hands-on work in our wildlife haven managed for Barn Owls. Make a real difference!
Tickets for our 2019 Grand Prize Draw are now on sale! Have a chance to win a superb prize for only £1 per ticket – and help Barn Owls too! Each year we hold a Prize Draw to raise funds for the vital work of the Trust. This year’s fab prizes already include fun holidays, […]
October On the 9th, four volunteers from the University of Plymouth Students’ Union visited to help with some practical conservation work. They spent the day very productively, cutting back the scrub from around the solar panel arrays. On the day a Kingfisher was heard calling on the Ashburn. The Linnet flock had dropped off […]
Over 7,000 people have reported more than 13,000 Barn Owl sightings on our Barn Owl Survey UK website. Launched in 2014, the site provides the opportunity to log records of Barn Owls, dead or alive, anywhere in the UK. Users can create a unique log-on so they can go back and add to their records and […]
The Barn Owl Trust was featured on Countryfile’s ‘Winter Special’ on Sunday 10th February. A days filming in January was condensed into a concise 7.5 minute piece where presenter Steve Brown talked to David (our Head of Conservation) about what Barn Owls need to get them through the winter. Following the programme our website had […]
On 22nd November 2018 wildlife artist John Walters found a ringed Barn Owl whilst out for a walk on Chudleigh Knighton Heath in south Devon. The bird was alive but too weak to fly. After taking a quick photo (right), John picked her up and brought her to the Barn Owl Trust. She weighed just […]
Intensive one-day Barn Owl courses covering Barn Owl ecology, legislation, surveying, mitigation & report preparation. Presentations and practical work, including a visit to a local farm to examine wild Barn Owl nest & roost sites.
Visit ‘Barn Owl Heaven’ – The Lennon Legacy Project (LLP) – a wild-life haven managed for Barn Owls on the edge of Dartmoor A haven for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn, has been created by the Barn Owl Trust, transforming 26 acres of intensively grazed pasture into ‘Barn Owl Heaven’. […]
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 […]
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 […]