Barred Owl Shooting: USF&WS Perspective

Jan 6, 2014

Time for a few more words on the shooting of barred owls. 

Saving spotted owls is the point of the shooting of some barred owls.
Credit U.S. Fish & Wildlife

The process recently began, in an effort to help spotted owls survive in areas where the owls compete for territory. 

The move is controversial for obvious reasons. 

We heard recently from a group that opposes the barred owl killings.  Today we visit with Paul Henson of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.