CSUB’s FACT hosts open house this weekendMay 1, 2008
Kathy Miller, 661/654-2456, email@example.com or
Michele Newel, 661/654-2720, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Facility for Animal Care and Treatment will host an open house on Saturday, May 3, from 1-4 p.m. at its facility in the Environmental Studies Area at California State University, Bakersfield.
- See the baby owls that FACT is raising and participate in the baby bird shower by bring items from the registry found on the facility's website.
- See the beginning stages of construction of the new rehabilitation area.
- See a variety of local birds of prey, including red-tailed hawk, Swainson's hawk, great horned owl, barn owl, and golden eagle, as well as, songbirds, dragonflies, butterflies, squirrels, gophers, lizards and more.
- Study owl pellets to learn what wild owls have eaten.
- Learn about FACT's animal rescue and bird foster parent program.
- Purchase T-shirts, including two new designs, 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.
The event is open and free to the public.
FACT's mission is to serve as a wildlife rescue, conservation and education project for CSUB. FACT hosts an open house on the first Saturday of each month October through May.
For more information about FACT, please call (661) 654-3167 or log onto www.csub.edu/fact.