The latest news and events from the Barn Owl Trust.

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Barn owl talks

Barn Owl talks & environmental education

We offer exciting, inspirational Barn Owl talks for schools, youth groups and adult groups. All our presentations have been specially designed with the best environmental education in mind and have been well received by groups for a number of years. We are based in Devon but can travel into Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset to deliver […]

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Barn owl walks

Walks in Barn Owl Heaven – LLP

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’. […]

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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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Birdcrop

Bird Food Crop Walk

Fri 13th August 2021 – 10:00am Join us for a walk around our 26 acre nature reserve taking in our specially created wild bird food crop. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn. This unique nature reserve is not normally open to the public. Current […]

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Full moon walk

Full Moon Walk

Thurs 24th June 2021 – 7:30pm Join us for an evening walk around our 26 acre nature reserve. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn. This unique nature reserve is not normally open to the public. Current walks are socially distanced and led by Barn […]

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How To Kill Barn Owls

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

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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