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 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.
~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.