On the front lines: The critical role of volunteers in baby season
Volunteers at The Raptor Center (TRC) play an integral part in nearly every step of the raptor rehabilitation process, and baby season is no exception. While all TRC volunteers receive thorough training on best practices for working with raptors, “baby volunteers” receive even more extensive coaching to learn how to assess different situations and safely interact with youngsters.
Flu fighters: Highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak prompts adaptations to young raptor care
In the midst of this severe disease outbreak, TRC staff came up with creative solutions to continue to provide care for juvenile raptors while preventing transmission of HPAI between patients or to nests.
Nestlings and the network: P4W amplifies TRC’s critical raptor knowledge
When the Partners for Wildlife (P4W) team engages with its network of wildlife rehabilitators and centers, it’s striking how significant the role of raptors— particularly young raptors—is in the sector.
Bringing up baby: TRC staff employs a number of tactics to keep young patients wild
Wildlife rehabilitators across the world are fortunate to work with many incredible species. As advocates for these animals, their utmost goal is to keep patients wild and return them back to nature.
What’s in a number? TRC admits its 30,000th patient, marks a milestone in decades of data-driven care
On Jan. 1, 1974, a northern goshawk suffering from a wing injury after being shot was admitted as the first official patient to The Raptor Center’s (TRC) veterinary clinic.
Give the breath of life to raptors in need
Thanks to The Raptor Center’s outstanding donors, last year we were able to purchase an oxygen concentrator for our clinic.
Freedom the eagle lands in new home
Three things defined the Fourth of July week in 2016: A bald eagle. An army veteran. A rescue.
Raptor Academy on Demand launches, new registration opportunity coming soon
In January, The Raptor Center (TRC) launched a new online membership site called Raptor Academy On Demand.
Earth Day raptor releases
It's Earth Day, and The Raptor Center had six individual bird releases! See their stories and see pictures from each.