NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, BAKERSFIELD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2, 2004
CONTACT: Mike Stepanovich, 661/664-2456 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FACT HOSTS OPEN HOUSE
The Facility for Animal Care and Treatment hosts open house on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. at its facility in the Environmental Studies Area at California State University, Bakersfield.
- See FACT’s newest resident, a prairie falcon.
- See a variety of local birds of prey, including red-tailed hawk, Swainson’s hawk, peregrine falcon, great horned owl, burrowing owl, and golden eagle, as well as, songbirds, dragonflies, butterflies, squirrels, gophers, lizards, and more.
- Touch a live barn owl or great 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 to support FACT's education programs.
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 March 6. For more information about FACT, please call (661) 664-3167.