Spring 2020

From the clinic

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Supporting teachers, inspiring students

The Cargill Foundation recently awarded The Raptor Center a $315,000 grant to expand STEM education in the Twin Cities using Raptor Lab, an online learning platform that puts raptors at the center of scientific education and exploration.

Partnership helps clarify avian blood clots

Puzzled by testing for rodenticide poisoning in raptors, TRC collaborates with neighbors and peers at the Veterinary Medical Center

Promoting a healthy coexistence

Highlighting our partnership with Minneapolis Animal Care and Control

Healthy Homes

A look into raptor nests

A fresh perspective

The Raptor Center welcomes the new Pat Redig Endowed Chair: Victoria Hall

Raptor health, in our hands

Generosity powers our flight

Dedicated, devoted, Dorothy

Dorothy Kelly is the TRC volunteer with the longest number of consecutive years volunteering. She first joined us in October of 1982 when her daughter invited her to a volunteer interest meeting.

Adjusting to a new reality

While there is currently no scientific evidence that raptors can contract or carry the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the pandemic has impacted us at The Raptor Center (TRC) in a number of ways.

Raptor Spotlight: Spruce

Spruce was first found in 2018 on the side of the road along the north shore of Lake Superior. Raptor Center staff and volunteers selected her name because saw-whet owls live in the northern boreal forests, where spruce trees are abundant.