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Bugs R Us – Young Naturalists Club
by Lorrie Schrader

Our January 27, 2011 meeting was so special.  We had Rick Howie from Kamloops speak to our group about Owls.  Rick has been leading the Christmas Bird Count in this and other locations in and around Kamloops for many years and is a preeminent authority on birds. Rick started the meeting off with a power point presentation on the many Owls we have in the Shuswap area. His presentation was enhanced with his Owl calls which he then encouraged everyone to try. But, the highlight of the afternoon was special guest, Pilot the Burrowing Owl. Everyone got a chance to pet Pilot and ask many questions about his diet, habitat and territory.  Pilot had everyone captivated and graciously

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