November 3, 2009 - The Facility for Animal Care and Treatment will host an open house on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 1-4 p.m. at its facility in the Environmental Studies Area at California State University, Bakersfield.
- 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 free and open 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:FACT
Media ContactColleen Dillaway, Director of Public Affairs & Communications