On Saturday 20th September BOAG joined Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, The Bumble Bee Conservation Trust, The Owl Experience and local stall holders selling organic cheese, jam, honey, bedding plants, eggs and a display of local garden produce for the Derrington Way Ahead, 6th Local Food Festival which was opened by the Mayor of Stafford Borough Council.
Staffordshire Barn Owl Action Group was there to give a talk on the decline of the barn owl and barn owl conservation. BOAG also had on display an exhibit and activities for children including barn owl pellet dissection. Derrington village were interested in the possibility of installing barn owl nest boxes on their Millennium Green, if the site provides good habitat and good opportunities for the barn owl BOAG would be happy to help out.
A Tawny and Little Owl from The Owl Experience, Stafford; Photos Helen Cottam