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It's Snowy Owl Week!
For almost 30 years, ORI has studied Snowy Owls on their Arctic breeding grounds near Utqiagvik, Alaska – the only area in the United States where their lives begin. Snowy Owls are a species who rely on specific Arctic prey and habitat to breed and nest. And this is the fastest changing ecosystem on Earth.
Coinciding with #GivingTuesday, we created Snowy Owl Week to raise awareness around declining populations, share our work and stories, fundraise for this important project, and celebrate the strength of Snowy Owls.
Join on social media for this special event. And be sure to donate now, when every dollar you give will be matched, dollar for dollar! There's never been a better time to give for Snowy Owl research and conservation!
Snowy Owl female, ORI study site, Utqiagvik, Alaska © Melissa Groo
You can also learn more about ORI's Snowy Owl Project here:
THE SNOWY OWL PROJECT
One of our longest running and most important studies, the Snowy Owl Project has documented nesting rates, population fluctuations and trends, growth and development rates, and so much more.
With a changing climate, this work is more important than ever. A new focus of the project seeks to understand how warming temperatures are impacting Snowy Owl and lemming populations, which are declining in our study area.
OUR MISSION FOR OWLS
STAY CONNECTED WITH ORI
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JOIN US IN THE FIELD THROUGH OWL NOTES
Owl Notes are short films on the projects of Denver Holt and the Owl Research Institute. As a filmmaker, Daniel J. Cox of Natural Exposures, wanted to figure out how to bring people into the field and introduce them, firsthand, to the work of the Owl Research Institute and the wonderful subject of owls. Owl Notes is the result of this collaboration. Enjoy!
RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT NEED YOUR SUPPORT
Thanks to you, the Owl Research Institute maintains long-term research on 10 owl species in Montana and Alaska. Our research is a critical step in understanding how to effectively preserve a future for owls. Featured here are some of our priority projects for 2020 still in need of funding. Choose a project to support or make a general donation that will be applied where it is needed the most.
PROJECTS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Productive collaborations, partnerships, and unique approaches to conservation. These are projects of special interest.