March A flock of 50+ Linnets was seen over the crop on the 2nd with several small groups of 5+ flying out to join them. You can hear last years 500+ Linnets here. February We began the month with completely sodden ground and the river level fairly high. We are having to clear the pipes […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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”.
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.
Come and find out how to build your own indoor Barn Owl nestbox from a recycled tea chest. What is a ‘Nestbox Workshop’? Spend a day with us, make your own indoor Barn Owl nestbox to take away; visit a farm, and receive a comprehensive Barn Owl information pack! A nestbox workshop is a one-day event run […]
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 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 […]
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 […]