Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Don't Forget - Spring Raptor Release May 7

Our Spring Raptor Release is May 7, at Hyland Lake Park Reserve in Bloomington. The address is 10145 Bush Lake RoadBloomington, MN 55438. The event is 11:00am to 2:00pm, with release of rehabilitated raptors at 1:00pm.

During this annual celebration, participants can watch raptors return to the wild and photograph eagles, falcons, hawks, and owls. There will be children’s activities, a climbing wall, and educational displays throughout the day. Please bring empty printer inkjet cartridges to the event to support the Recycling for Raptors Programs. This is a zero– waste event.

“It is always a thrill to see the excitement when people – especially kids – get up close to these magnificent birds who have so much to teach us, ”says Julia Ponder, D.V.M., executive director of the Raptor Center.

Cosponsored by The Raptor Center and Three Rivers Park District, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Raptor Center at 612-624-4745. Please no pets at this event.

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