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photo by Bill Morris (9/6/14)


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Are you interested in learning more about birds and birding in and around Will County? Would you like to meet others that enjoy birding? Join us at one of our upcoming activities and find out what the Will County Audubon Society is all about. We hope to see you there!

October Meeting

Thursday Oct 9, 2014 6:30 PM

Pilcher Park Nature Center

Joliet, Illinois 60432


Program: SOAR Illinois - Save Our American Raptors

Guest Speaker: George and Bernadette (Berni) Richter


SOAR



SOAR Illinois - Save Our American Raptors. SOAR is a non profit organization dedicated to the welfare of our native birds-of-prey; founded in 1989 and incorporated in Illinois by George and Bernadette (Berni)

Richter - licensed Master falconers, rehabilitators, falcon breeders, raptor

banders, and educators with decades of hands-on experience and knowledge.


SOAR's Purposes:

~to EDUCATE the public on the importance of raptors and habitat;

~to PROMOTE the scientific study of free-living raptors;

~to TRAIN raptor handlers, and help improve conditions for all raptors in captivity;

~to REHABILITATE ill, injured, and orphaned raptors and return them to the wild;

~to help RESOLVE human/raptor conflicts.


The Richters will bring FOUR LIVE BIRDS OF PREY . This will be a perfect opportunity to see these birds up-close and personal and not some speck flying high over head in the sky.


All Will County Audubon Society meetings are free and open to the public.

See you there!













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