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10 All-New Barn Owl Conservation Videos!

The Barn Owl Trust is proud to announce the release of 10 new instructional videos on Barn Owl conservation. These videos have been designed to give members of the public and all involved with Barn Owl conservation an invaluable visual reference source. We noticed an absence of useful Barn Owl material on YouTube. We searched […]

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BOESS & ABOSM courses – November 2019

Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) We are running the BOESS and ABOSM courses again this November and the dates are as follows: BOESS – Tuesday 12th November Combined course – Wednesday 13th (BOESS) and Thursday 14th (ABOSM) November ABOSM – Thursday 14th November (for past BOESS participants only) Combined course […]

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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”.

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Poetry Competition 2019

Calling all Poets! We are delighted to announce our 6th Open Poetry Competition and invite YOU to take part. This year’s subject is Protecting Life on Earth. All profits from the competition will help provide care for rescued owls. We also hope to produce Volume 6 of our “Wildlife Words” Anthology in the Spring of […]

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Winter Bird Walk

Friday 13th December 2019 & Friday 17th January 2020 9:30 am at the Barn Owl Trust, Waterleat, Ashburton, Devon TQ13 7HU Join our Conservation Team for a walk around the Lennon Legacy Project land on the edge of wild Dartmoor, to see and hear the winter birds! Around this time last year, we were regularly […]

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Annual Prize Draw 2019

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, […]

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Wildlife Diary 2019

  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 […]

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Winter Bird Walk

Thursday 17th January 2019 – 10 am 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 […]

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Report Your Barn Owl Sighting

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 […]

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