FACT Open House set for April 5March 28, 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, April 5, from 1-4 p.m. at its facility in the Environmental Studies Area at California State University, Bakersfield.
- Purchase new shirts with designs by Erica Hansen, rehabilitation assistant.
- See the beginnings of the new golden eagle display.
- 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.
- Learn about FACT's animal rescue and bird foster parent program.
- Support FACT by purchasing one of zoo books, many beginning-readers books for kids and toddlers.
- Purchase T-shirts, coloring books, cards and other educational materials to support FACT's education programs.
- See a barn or great horned owl up close and study owl pellets to learn what wild animals have eaten.
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.