THE RAPTOR INSTITUTE

(619) 796-1015
PO Box 2587
La Mesa, CA 91943
info@raptorinstitute.org



UPCOMING EVENTS

February 10, 2018
  • Animal Habitats Badge Workshop
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends:  10:30 am

    Location: Girl Scouts, Baker & Baum Room, 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, United States


    Description:

    Meet some of San Diego's native raptor species up close and personal while learning about
    their habitat requirements and why we're lucky to have them call San Diego their home. Scouts will get to meet live hawks, falcons, and owls while learning about their natural history and conservation. Girls will complete the first 4 requirements towards earning their badge but will be required to "take action" and complete the fifth step on their own.

    Visit animalhabitatsbadge.eventbrite.com to register for this workshop!

  • Raptor Researcher Patch Workshop
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends:  12:00 pm

    Location: Girl Scouts, Baker & Baum Room, 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, United States


    Description:

    Let the Raptor Institute guide your girl scouts through the process of earning a unique
    Raptor Researcher patch. Scouts will learn about the different raptor species found
    throughout San Diego County, while meeting these raptors up close and personal. This
    workshop will focus on identifying local raptors, learning about their biology, adaptations, and importance of conservation. Scouts will learn what they can do to appreciate and protect the habitats that these amazing birds call home. They will leave with a new respect for local wildlife and their very own Raptor Researcher patch.

    Visit raptorresearcherpatch.eventbrite.com to register for this workshop!

February 17, 2018
  • Living with Animals
    Starts: 1:30 pm
    Ends:  2:30 pm

    Location: San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA


    Description:

    Come check out the Museum of Man's newest exhibit titled "Living with Animals". This exhibit delves into the ways humans and animals have coexisted over the course of history. The Raptor Institute will be giving a series of presentations showcasing our native raptors and explaining their importance here in San Diego. We'll also talk about how humans and raptors have coexisted in the past and present through the art of falconry. We'll be doing a series of presentations on Saturdays starting in May and running through August. Each one will be different so bring the family and spend a fun day at Balboa Park while learning about local wildlife.

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