The owls are settling in at Nicasio School in Nicasio, CA, about 32 miles NW of San Francisco.(http://www.nicasioschool.org). To support Nicasio School, visit http://www.nicasioSF.org. Donations ensure that all students of Nicasio have enrichment classes such as Art, Music, and Spanish.
The owl box and camera were installed by the Hungry Owl Project (HOP) in spring 2007 as part of its education program. HOP is a non-profit that promotes the use of non-toxic pest control by encouraging farms, ranches, vineyards, public lands and homeowners to install HOP-designed barn owl boxes instead of using rodent poisons to control pests.For more information or to make a donation to the Hungry Owl Project, please visit (http://www.hungryowl.org).
The students of Nicasio School have officially named the two barn owls Salt (male) and Pepper (female). They felt that these names were both fun and appropriate as the male owls tend to have a whiter colored breast whereas the females tends to have more dark speckles on their breasts.
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