Global Owl Project - Reports

2008 International Festival of Owls Report Written 2008-03-28
Report by Karla Kinstler, edited by Deane P. Lewis. Despite the long, cold, snowy winter, Mother Nature offered up some excellent Minnesota March weather for the 6th Annual International Festival of Owls. There was minimal snow leading up to the festival, none during it, and the temperatures hit around 50 F on Sunday! The festival really ...

Global Owl Project at the Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival in Avondale, Arizona. Written 2007-04-13
By Tatjana Jovanovic Early spring in Arizona can be warmer than summertime elsewhere, such as in Belgrade, Serbia, where I came from. Weekend days of 17th and 18th March were of those very sunny and hot days, with temperatures going over 30°C / 90°F in fact it was reported 36°C / 97°F, which directly in the sun seemed like being ...

2007 Festival of Owls Report Written 2007-03-06
Report by Karla Kinstler, edited by Deane P. Lewis. The weather was looking pretty hairy in the days leading up to the Festival of Owls. I figured the weather would be OK by the weekend, but I started to sweat bullets when our first flight in was canceled. The Festival of Owls may not be the hugest event in Houston, but it sure does draw people ...

Owl Hall of Fame 2007 Written 2007-03-02
Recipients: Lady Gray'l award - An owl who motivated an autistic child to begin speaking and the man who founded the world's first and foremost owl conservation organization were inducted into the World Owl Hall of Fame at the Festival of Owls in Houston, Minnesota on March 2, 2007. Owly, a short-eared owl from Alaska , started on his car ...

Owl Hall of Fame 2006 Written 2006-03-13
The first-ever Owl Hall of Fame awards were presented at the 2006 Festival of owls in Houston, Minnesota, USA. This year the awards were North American in scope, but will likely be expanded to a global level in the future. This year, the award was sponsored by the Festival of Owls, the Global Owl Project, Manitoba Great Gray Owl Fu ...