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    Urban Bird Foundation and Burrowing Owl Conservation Network are always looking for new and innovative ways to enhance our conservation efforts and promote burrowing owl preservation within our communities.

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    Burrowing owl publicationsURBAN BIRD FOUNDATION BROCHURE

    Help spread the word about the importance of open space and burrowing owl preservation in your community with our brochure. We’re looking to grow our support in communities throughout the United States and North America. (download)

     

    Burrowing owl publicationsUSERS GUIDE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF ARTIFICIAL BURROWS

    This users guide provides a synthesis of material relevant to the use of artificial burrow systems for Burrowing Owls, insights into the placement of ABS, design specifications and installation techniques, and fundamental anti-predator strategies. (download)

     

    Burrowing owl publicationsSTATUS ASSESSMENT AND CONSERVATION PLAN FOR THE WESTERN BURROWING OWL IN THE UNITED STATES

    Although outdated, the following 2003 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biological technical publication provides state by state details regarding status and conservation recommendations for Burrowing Owls. (download)

     

    Burrowing owl publications2009 ANNUAL REPORT OF IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT (IMPERIAL VALLEY OWLS)

    2009 report that found a 27-percent drop in the number of breeding burrowing owls in the Imperial Valley. With more than 80% of California’s burrowing owl population found in this region, the decline is of significant concern. (download)

     

    Burrowing owl publicationsCALIFORNIA DEPT. OF FISH AND WILDLIFE STAFF REPORT ON BURROWING OWL MITIGATION (2012)

    The Department has determined that reversing declining population and range trends for burrowing owls will require
    implementation of more effective conservation actions, and evaluating the efficacy of the Department’s existing recommended avoidance, minimization and mitigation approaches for burrowing owls. (download)

     

     

     

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