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Shooting Owls to Save Other Owls

After the timber/spotted owl wars of the early 90s, scientists expected spotted owl populations to rise. Unfortunately, their numbers are still dwindling, and now it has nothing to do with logging. 157 more words


A Secret Garden - The Hobbs Fern Sanctuary

I stumbled on the website of the New England Wild Flower Society the other day and was pleased to discover that they have a few… 356 more words

Other Preserved Lands

A Hoot of a Story in Longbranch

I was finally able to snap a picture of the Barred owl that lives in our woods.

This has been an unfruitful personal quest of mine the past two years. 471 more words

"key Peninsula"

Says Who?

A resident Barred owl keeps a watchful eye on the baby owlets at VanDusen Gardens, Vancouver, BC.


Barred Owl

Until recently, the Barred Owl was just another critter in the forest that was more often heard than seen due to it’s nocturnal nature.  After succesfully reproducing it’s way across north America over the last century, the Barred Owl waded into controversy as it now shares habitat with the endangered Spotted Owl.   173 more words

Owl Pictures

This is the fifth blog in a series of owl-focused posts to promote Owl Light, my new YA-friendly collection of stories featuring owls. Each post features a mix of owl art, facts, folklore, quotes, and links to owlish sites. 141 more words

Whimsical Words