Roger Baldwin, PhD, with the UC Cooperate Extension discussed how to manage human-wildlife conflict situations more effectively in the vineyard, highlighting ground squirrels. Photo sourced from Travis Air Force Base, photographer Heidi Couch.

      • Ground Squirrel BMP website is available HERE
      • Vertebrate Pest Control Handbook is available HERE
      • Burrowing Rodent Organic Management Guide is available HERE
      • Barn Owl Box Maintenace flyer is available HERE
      • Barn Owl Box Maintenance blog is available HERE

Roger Baldwin, PhD, UCCE, and Matt Johnson, PhD, Cal Poly Humboldt are looking for vineyards in Lodi with and without owl boxes to conduct research that was previously done in Napa. The project will focus on the hunting behavior of barn owls in winegrape vineyards in California. If interested, please email your first and last name, phone number, email, and address to Matt Johnson at