OWLS Site Features

Learning sites vary in size and character as each is tailored to the school grounds/area being considered.

Each site should contain at least a planting of small trees and shrubs, such as a songbird bundle, and/or a plot of native prairie. The water feature could consist of a frog pool, a segment of creek, or even a larger marsh or pond.

Each site may be customized to the available landscape and designed to achieve specific learning objectives. OWLS areas may range from a small plot of native shrubs and prairie, with a small pool in a corner of the school yard, to sites that feature several of the following possibilities: