The latest news and events from the Barn Owl Trust.

If you live in Devon or are planning a visit, sign up for Owl E-News, for our latest news and events.

Barn Owl Wallpapers desktop backgrounds

Coronavirus – Covid-19

As of 24th March the Barn Owl Trust office has been shut down to protect our staff and volunteers. Sales of nestboxes and other goods have been suspended. We apologise that we are unable to deal with post or telephone enquiries for the time being. If you have Barn Owl questions hopefully you can find […]

Continue Reading
Six Spot Burnet moth 08062020

Wildlife Diary 2020

June 1st of June saw the contractor arrive to start work on a new fence line between North Park and Corner Wood. His first job was to create a path across the steep slope for management of the new woodland edge. Most of this work was finished in a week and he also moved some […]

Continue Reading
Wildlife Words Vol. 5

Wildlife Words Poetry Competition Winners 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners of our ‘Wildlife Words’ Poetry Competition 2019, the details can also be found in the Spring issue of our bi-annual magazine Feedback which is sent to Friends of the Trust and supporters. Our Open Poetry Competition invited entries for a poem on “Protecting Life on Earth“. All profits […]

Continue Reading
BOESS Training Field Trip Baddaford Farm David Ramsden Staff Group 070913 (B) EDIT

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 […]

Continue Reading
Prize Draw Ticket 2019

Winners of Our Annual Prize Draw 2019

Thanks to everyone that bought tickets for our 2019 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 2 Night B&B Stay, Devon – Mr S Lindop […]

Continue Reading
Winter Bird Crop Flowers LLP Wildlife Diary June 2018

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 […]

Continue Reading
As08 16 2593 Earth From Space Optimised

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 […]

Continue Reading
Kaibab National Forest Creative Commons

The Unfolding Catastrophe

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”.

Continue Reading