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 […]
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 […]
We are pleased to announce the winners of our ‘Wildlife Words’ Poetry Competition 2017, the details will also be found in the Autumn 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 “Wildlife/Conservation“. All profits from the competition […]
First prize-winner Grand Draw Margaret, a long-time supporter of the Trust, was delighted to collect her prize and brought her friend, Pamela, to share her ‘Day with the Conservation Team’. Margaret said: “I have never won a prize on a raffle before so I was over the moon when I found out I had won. I love all […]
Last night the Barn Owl Trust held its first evening Bat Walk event. It was attended by 5 lucky people plus Devon Consultant Ecologist and bat expert Louise Woolley. The weather couldn’t have been much better with a warm day followed by a clear still night and an almost full moon. The evening started with tea and […]
This Wildlife Diary began in 2007 and is a monthly report from the Trust’s land which is managed for Barn Owls and other wildlife. It is known as the Lennon Legacy Project or LLP: ‘Transforming intensively grazed sheep pasture into Barn Owl Heaven’.
‘Restoring the Balance’ Talk and Ploughman’s Supper Join us for a delicious Ploughman’s supper in our Meeting Room followed by a fascinating talk and slideshow, describing the Barn Owl’s lifestyle, its decline, the work of the Trust and how everyone can help. Date: Wednesday 19th NOVEMBER 2014- 7.30pm Minimum donation per person: £10 (Friends of BOT […]