Download screech owl nesting box plans (requires Adobe Acrobat ).
- Place boxes at least 10' above ground
- If squirrels are a problem, erect boxes on metal poles
- Pour 2-3" of wood chips or shavings in the bottom of each box
- Check boxes annually. Remove leaves and other debris found in boxes
For more information, contact WRD's Nongame Wildlife/Natural Heritage Section (478) 994-1438.