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Wildlife Diary 2021

March A flock of 50+ Linnets was seen over the bird food crop on the 2nd with several small groups of 5+ flying out to join them. You can hear last year’s recording of 500+ Linnets here. On the 3rd, Matt and Mateo cleared the abstraction pipes (that feed the ponds) in the river and […]

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Coronavirus – Covid-19 Update

30th March 2021 We are now dealing with enquiries 5 days a week: Monday to Friday  10am – 4pm. However we will be closed on the Easter Bank Holiday – Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April. We are still not able to get all our staff back into the office, however staff working from home […]

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About our Wildlife Diary

The 26 acre Lennon Legacy Project was purchased in 2001 with a generous legacy from the late Vivien Lennon. This unique nature reserve includes part of the River Ashburn which runs through a woodland valley, on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, where the Barn Owl Trust offices are based. Creating rough grassland, re-creating hedge banks, planting an […]

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How to Kill Barn Owls

As most of our supporters know, Barn Owls used to be common in our countryside and now they are a rare and precious sight. A few years ago, at the Royal Cornwall Show, one of our staff  was overheard talking to a landowner saying, “If we had wanted to kill Barn Owls we couldn’t have […]

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BOESS & ABOSM courses

Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) These professional Barn Owl Survey courses are for ecologists who conduct Barn Owl surveys at potential development sites, planning officers who deal with applications and a wide variety of people who find them very useful, such as listed building specialists, wildlife […]

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Wildlife Diary 2020

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 […]

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Winners of Our Annual Prize Draw 2020

Thanks to everyone that bought tickets for our 2020 Grand Prize Draw. We are delighted to announce the winners who have all now been contacted: Tickets for this year’s Draw will go out with the Spring issue of Feedback. Well Done Everyone – Enjoy your prizes Winners of our 2020 Draw : Barn Owl Adoption […]

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The State of Nature report – 2019

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 […]

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Green Audit

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 […]

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