2008 - Volume #32, Issue #6, Page #32[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Homemade Owl House Protects Orchard
He explains that gophers had been chewing through polyurethane water lines that serve his 500-tree orchard.
Only a few months after he built and installed the nest box, he says owls moved in.
Leighton got the idea for the owl nest box after reading an article, which led him to the University of California, Davis, where blueprints are made available to the public.
You can order plans from: University of California, Davis, ID# 4225, California Raptor Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, #1 Shields Ave., Davis, Calif. 95616 (ph 530 752-6091).
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Maurice R. Leighton, 6560 Lindberg Ave., Placerville, Calif. 95667 (ph 530 626-0965).
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