Owlproject.org was founded almost 20 years ago. Its aim is to introduce young black South African children to the wonderful world of owls, their beauty as well as their enormous potential as partners in the control and management of rats. Rats are a daily scourge within the rodent infested and impoverished communities in which many young South Africans live. In order to achieve this, it is essential to demystify the negative stigma surrounding owls in Southern Africa.




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Nepal Owl Festival : Innovative approach for owl conservation
Nov 24, 2023

''The Nepal Owl Festival, a significant conservation event held annually since 2012, is organized by Friends of Nature in collaboration with local partners.''

Owls find temporary home at St Andrew’s School
Nov 07, 2023

''Two juvenile spotted eagle owls from an SPCA in Johannesburg have found a new home at St Andrew’s School for Girls.''

Students relate all things beneficial about owls
May 31, 2023

Students from China and Marlboro Gardens Combined School exchange knowledge about owls and their benefits to the environment and community.

Willows Estate residents learn about the importance of owls
Apr 19, 2023

Owlproject.org representatives Jordan-Michael Hardey and Sara Orchardson held a talk with the residents of Willows Estate in Kelland about the importance of owls in the environment on April 4.

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