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Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre

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250 Thatcher Dr E, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L7, Canada
+1 306-692-8710
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Informative and interesting

This place is informative, has adorable owls and helpful staff. It's definitely a highlight of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Leon S
So cute!

Interesting center about the owls. Able to walk around and see them and read about how and why they... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
161shirleyf
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The Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre (SBOIC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the endangered Burrowing Owl and their prairie habitat through education, stewardship and eco-tourism.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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250 Thatcher Dr E, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan S6J 1L7, Canada
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is informative, has adorable owls and helpful staff. It's definitely a highlight of Moose Jaw.

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Interesting center about the owls. Able to walk around and see them and read about how and why they came to the center. Not much else to see once you're done visitng the owls. Little information in the center or gifts to purchase. Staff was...More

1  Thank 161shirleyf
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour through here. It was nicely set up, and informative. Well worth a stop. Free to go through, welcome to donate if you like.

Thank jenmc74
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Was very interesting and the lady was very helpful. Nice to see they name them and train them to take out for schools and other workshops

Thank dianelarryv
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We visited these Burrowing Owls for the first time today and were pleasantly surprised. At first glance, the Interpretive Center seems to not have much, but we easily spent an hour there enjoying the birds and the information provided. The dog is big, but friendly...More

Thank PastyPrairieGirl
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The centre is small and has only a few owls (10 or so when I went). It does have some information available about the owls and the prairies where they live. Worth the few minute stop if you're driving by or want to make a...More

Thank ChriswWhite1100
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Learned quite a bit, but it was mostly via reading...would have liked more verbal interpretation from the others (seemingly) not busy staff.More

Thank Jenn L
Lori J, Manager at Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Jenn, We are sorry that you did not have the experience that you were hoping for or expecting during your visit to the Centre. Staff should have asked you upon your arrival if you were interested in taking a guided tour or if you preferred...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We went with a group of 3 families with 11 young children and this was a great experience for everyone. It was interesting to see their resident owls and Peanut, the owl in training who had free run of the office. There is a small...More

Thank JustPassingThrough24
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Depending on when you go, you may see lots of owls, or very few owls. Despite the fact that the centre receives the most minimal of funding from government sources (a crying shame), the staff makes do with what they have. A small interpretive centre...More

Thank Axelqueen
Reviewed 15 August 2016

So educational and the wee owls were obviously well cared for! We enjoyed the exhibits and getting to see all the adorable owls.

Thank Richard And Gai... D
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Mary R
13 September 2016|
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Response from ReluctantReviews | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm. Cannot remember - it is on the outskirts of town - closes in the winter, I remember but having said that the woman that runs it will be there every morning to feed the owls. Sorry I couldn't have been more help
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elliecasey1951
31 May 2016|
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Response from Lori J | Property representative |
The best time to get a chance at viewing the owls at Grasslands National Park would be when the young owls begin emerging from their nest burrow which is typically the second to third week in July.
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