Elise’s 25th Bird-day Party April 26th!

My imagination can picture a pair of red-tailed hawks circling, sky dancing and talon grappling 25 years ago over Arizona.  This pair was preparing to mate, and their nest would hold three eggs. All three hatched. One nestling, a fairly large female, would be...

How does lead affect raptors?

This is from our friend Dr. Helene Van Donnick in Nova Scotia. She is devoting a great deal of time to educating hunters and anglers about the impact of lead on birds, particularly raptors.

Art on the Wing

September 22 from 3-7pm at Red Rocks Golf Club, Rapid City (http://www.golfclubatredrock.com/). Twelve fabulous artists will create an original piece in their favorite medium in one hour. Their models will be our avian ambassadors. You can watch the artists work, vote...

We are bringing in a special speaker!

Her name is Dr. Helene Van Doninck and she has a raptor rehabilitation clinic in Nova Scotia, Canada.  She works with quite a few eagles every year and has developed quite a touch for caring for these majestic raptors. Over the years, many eagles have come in...

Here She Is!

Here she is! Our newest avian ambassador, Little Red Riding Hoot, arrived from Louisville KY on January 9th. Her adjustment time to South Dakota was long and complicated. We are so glad to share that she finally began eating, grew accustomed to her new quarters,...