Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Californian wineries turn to owls as answer for growing pest problem

Four-fifths of the study's wineries now use the owl nest boxes and notice a difference in rodent control. Image: Unsplash/Andy Chilton

Paige Bennett

Writer, EcoWatch

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Graduate students at Humboldt State University are using owls to protect vineyards from rodents. Image: Barn Owl Research HSU
Of 75 wineries in Napa Valley surveyed four-fifths now use the owl nest boxes and notice a difference in rodent control. Image: Wine Folly

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