Jefferson Exchange | January 6, 2014 | 8:00
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Mon January 6, 2014

Barred Owl Shooting: USF&WS Perspective

Paul Henson of U.S. Fish & Wildlife explains the shooting of barred owls to keep spotted owls from going extinct.

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.  

 

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