provided to The Santiva Chronicle
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife weekly Speaker Series continues on Tuesday, March 1 with “How to Build an Owl Box” presented by Tim Thompson, Volunteer at CROW and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida.
Want to help wildlife and have a front row seat to view of owls? This program will teach you the specifics of building a screech owl box. You will learn the various materials used in making and maintaining boxes as well as tips to prevent “non-target species”.
Speaker Series programs begin at 4:15 p.m. and are approximately one hour in length. This talk will be presented in person at CROW’s Visitor Education Center and will also be offered virtually over Zoom so advanced registration is required. Admission per person or device is $10 plus applicable taxes and fees. To reserve your spot, visit the CROW website or call CROW’s Visitor Education Center at 239-472-3644 ext.#222.
CROW’s 2022 Speaker Series features weekly programs, offered January through April, hosting professionals from across Southwest Florida who engage, educate and entertain participants with information about local conservation initiatives. For a full schedule of presentations and topics in the series, visit the CROW website.
About the Speaker:
Tim Thompson’s family moved to Florida when he was 10 years old, and every day since has been an adventure! Tim is a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Parks and Recreation Administration. Although he never went into the field, he found an interest in carpentry and is the proud owner of a home-improvement business for 30 years with a nag for screech owl boxes! Thanks to this hobby, he has helped renest over 100 nestling and juvenile owls through the Von Arx Wildlife Hospital. Tim has been volunteering at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida since 2006 and dedicates his time as a volunteer at CROW.