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Martell, M. 1989. Minnesota burrowing owl conservation. Report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 24 pp.

Introduction:

This report summarizes conservation work undertaken in 1988 and 1989 with the Burrowing Owl, an endangered species in Minnesota. This work was done in three areas. First, releases of juvenile owls were continued at Lac Qui Parle Wildlife Management area. Secondly, surveys for returning released owls and wild nesting owls were conducted in western Minnesota. Finally, a variety of media were used to educate the public regarding Burrowing Owl conservation and to promote reporting of Burrowing Owl sightings.

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