Attendance is free and children are welcome at the Puget Sound WildCare’s “Wings of Fall” event. On Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 12 pm to 4 pm visitors can get up close to the largest hawk in North America at 28727 216th Avenue SE, Kent, WA 98042.
The featured speaker, Craig Moran, who is a member of our Board of Directors, has a BS in Biology, MA. Ed and has been a falconer for 30 years. He currently holds a Master Falconer Classification. His experience with raptors ranges from working with Artificial Insemination with Bald Eagles, capture and data collection and release of Golden Eagles, relocation and data collection with burrowing owls. Mr. Moran has worked in zoos as a zoo keeper/curator and education coordinator for 10 years. Currently he is the owner of RaptorLife.org which conducts raptor education programs throughout Washington.
In addition, Yun Byeon will map out the importance of Migratory birds; Craig Holmes will reveal the hidden secrets of birds’ eggs; and Dr. White will explore the local threats and challenges for Pileated Woodpeckers. Fancy the Crow will greet people on admission. While no wildlife undergoing rehabilitation will be present for the tours, we will have a group of specially permitted Education Ambassadors on hand to greet you!
Puget Sound WildCare (previously South Sound Critter Care) is a registered non-profit charity (501)(c)(3) focused on Wildlife Rehabilitation, Environmental Education and Wildlife Conservation. It was opened for mammal and reptile care in 2009 and was federally permitted for migratory bird species in 2010. The center has grown to take in about 2,500 animals a year and has built 30+ outdoor enclosures on two properties.
For more information, contact Dr. Jan White at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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