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NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCT. 16, 2002
CONTACT: Mike Stepanovich, 661/664-2456, mstepanovich@csub.edu

FACT HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

The Facility for Animal Care and Treatment hosts Open House on Saturday, Nov. 2, at its facility in the Environmental Studies Area at California State University, Bakersfield, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Visitors can:
  Purchase native plants from the Native Plant Society.
See a variety of local birds of prey, including the red-tail hawk, Swainson's hawk, red-shouldered hawk, barn owl, great horned owl, burrowing owl, golden eagle, American kestrel, as well as songbirds, dragonflies, butterflies, squirrels, gophers, lizards, and more.
  Touch a live barn or horned owl and study owl pellets to learn what wild owls have eaten.
  Learn about FACT's animal rescue and bird foster parent program.
  Buy T-shirts, zoo books, coloring books, cards and other educational materials.

CSUB students and faculty will give tours and demonstrations of birds of prey. Educational gifts and souvenirs will be available for purchase to support the non-profit wildlife rescue and education program.

Open House is open to the public free of charge.
 
FACT hosts Open House on the first Saturday of the month during the school year. The next Open House will be Dec. 7. For more information about FACT, please call (661) 664-3167.

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