Donations can be made by online here or by cheque through Turtle Mountain Conservation District.



120 Broadway Street South

Box 508

Deloraine, Manitoba R0M 0M0


Please be sure to include on your donation form or cheque that you would like your gift to go towards the Manitoba Burrowing Owl Recovery Program. Charitable donation receipts are available for donations of $25 or more. Please be sure to indicate that you would like a receipt on your donation form.


Report Burrowing Owl sightings

If you think you have spotted a Burrowing Owl, please contact us directly or your local conservation district office.

  • Manitoba Burrowing Owl Recovery Program  (204) 807-HOOT (4668)
  • Email:
  • Turtle Mountain Conservation District  (204) 747-2530
  • West Souris Conservation District  (204) 877-3020
  • Assiniboine Hills Conservation District  1-877-535-2139


How can you get involved?

We are always looking for help annually to help dig burrows to install artificial nest burrows (spring and fall), put up our release pens (spring) and help with surveys to locate wild owls in southwest Manitoba. If you are interested in being a volunteer please contact MBORP for more information!


Want to meet a live Burrowing Owl?

Book a presentation at your school, daycare, library, community event, or home with Koko, our education ambassador Burrowing Owl. We have a variety of presentations that are great for all ages:


  1. Whooo are you?
    Early years and library groups - includes story time, presentation with Koko and question/answer period.

  2. A Burrowing What?
    Grades 3-6, includes Powerpoint presentation, props, presentation with Koko and a question/answer period.

  3. Giving a Hoot!
    Grades 7-9, Grades 10-12 and/or community presentations. Presentation will cover topics related to Ecosystems (Grasslands in particular), Species at Risk in Manitoba, Recovery of the Burrowing Owl in Manitoba (past and present), Who is MBORP and what do we do? A presentation with Koko and a question/answer period. These presentations can be catered to focus on specific topics educators are teaching in class (topics will need to be provided in your presentation request form)


MBORP education presentations require that all school group presentations (Grades 3-12) have a component of in class discussion about species at risk (SAR), ecosystems in Manitoba, importance of protecting wildlife and their habitats, Burrowing Owls, and/or focus on other Manitoba owls prior presentation.


All presentations will run approximately 60 minutes in duration for a donation to the program of $150.


To book a presentation please provide your information here for our Presentation Request Form.


Want to learn more about Burrowing Owls?

Head to either Assiniboine Park Zoo and Fort Whyte Alive to see live captive Burrowing Owls, up close and personal, in their interactive educational exhibits. Please follow the links below for more information.


Manitoba Burrowing Owl Recovery Program

Program Manager: Alexandra Froese

(204) 807-4668 (HOOT)

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