General News

Cold snap no match for bald eagles

Bald eagles stick around during the winter, braving the cold Minnesota temps. Due to their amazing adaptations to survive in the cold, we can continue to release eagles throughout the winter.

Freedom's next adventure

Freedom the bald eagle came to The Raptor Center in perhaps the most dramatic way possible - but he's now about to begin his next big adventure at a New Jersey zoo.

The earliest of early birds

Great horned owls are typically the earliest nesting raptors in Minnesota, laying eggs in January and early February and braving sub-arctic temperatures. But what’s the rush and what's the cycle of mating like for these owls?

Raptors of the North Shore with the North House Folk School

Join for a free virtual program to learn more about the raptors of the North Shore.

Congratulations graduates!

The school year has come to an end and some of our own are fledging the nest and graduating. Congratulations graduates, and thank you for being part of The Raptor Center!