Education Programs:

An important part of what we do at Wild Wings Recovery Center are the education programs that we offer.

We do many programs for the community, at local schools, as well as public organizations.

Education Program Fees ;
$150 for an hour
with 4 -6 Raptors.


There may be additional charges depending on travel distance or number of birds requested.
Please contact us at (406) 250-1070 for pricing and to schedule a program.

The center is open to the public. 

We offer group visits at our facility to view the birds, tour the facility, and receive an educational presentation on our

individual education birds.


Home Tour Fees;
Adult $7 Child $4

We limit the groups to 25 people to maximize the personal experience for each visitor.

 

Tours and Education Programs are available for morning, afternoon, and evening.

Please contact us at (406) 250-1070 to arrange a visit.

Some education programs from 2021. To see current programs, please visit us on Facebook.

Arthur - Ferruginous Hawk with Barbara at Smith Valley School

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Rowdy - Ruffed Leg Hawk with Ruby at Smith Valley School

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Luther - male American Kestrel with Billie Lexi - female American Kestrel with Laura

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November Smith Valley School

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March, Swan Valley Elementary

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Bentley with Nicole at Marion Elementary School

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Tika with Deb at Marion Elementary School

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October Marion Elementary School

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April, Edgerton Elementary School

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April, "Subaru Loves the Earth" Event

April, Bigfork Elementary & Middle School

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May, Dayton Elementary School

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May, Annual "Earth Day" Celebration

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May, 5th Annual F.H. Gives Event

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June, Muldown Elementary School

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July, Polson Elementary School

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May, Arbor Day Celebration

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May, Backslope Brewing
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June, MWWRC's Annual
"Feathered Friends" Fundraiser

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July, "Spring Into Safety" Kids Day

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July, Senior Citizens Group

Below are just a few programs from 2018.

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January, Edgerton Elementary.

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March, Lone Pine State Park's
"Who's Who for Owls?" event.

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March, Lone Pine State Park's
"Connect to Kalispell" open house.

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April, Glacier National Park
"Year of the Bird" Celebration

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April, Linnie's Kids Daycare Center

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April, Earth Day

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April, Summit Prep School

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April, Arbor Day

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May, Ruder Elementary

April, Cabelas Ladies Day Out

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May, Muldown Elementary

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May, Bigfork Cultural Center

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May, Whitefish Wetlands

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June, Immanuel Lutheran Home

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June, Somers School

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June, The Lodge Memory Care Unit

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June, Audubon Home Tour

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June, Whitefish Sportsman

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June, Our "Feathered Friends" Annual Fundraiser

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June, Rising Mtns. Assisted Living

Below are just a few programs from 2017.

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January, Children's House
Montessori School's Benefit Concert.

January, Children's House
Montessori School's Benefit Concert.

April, Evergreen School Program.

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April, Arbor Day Celebration in Kalispell.

April, Earth Day Celebration in Whitefish.

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May, Cabela's "Ladies Day Out" Week-end.

May, FlatheadGives Event.

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May, W.F. Lake Institute Forestry Station

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May, Pablo Tribal College

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June, Dick Idol Gallery

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June, Muldown Elementary

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June, Eureka Audubon

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MWWRC at Cabelas

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June, at Cabela's

MWWRC at Murdochs
MWWRC at Murdochs

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June, at Murdoch's Kalispell

MWWRC at HA Brewing Co & Cafe Jax
MWWRC at HA Brewing Co & Cafe Jax

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July, HA Brewing Co & Cafe Jax 

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MWWRC Jack Hannah

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Whitefish Community Library 3

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Whitefish Community Library
Whitefish Community Library

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July, Whitefish Community Library 

July, "A Wild Time with Jack Hanna" fundraiser 

Our Feathered Friends Annual Fundraiser4
Our Feathered Friends Annual Fundraiser4

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Our Feathered Friends Annual Fundraiser
Our Feathered Friends Annual Fundraiser

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July, Our "Feathered Friends Annual Fundraiser"

MWWRC Sportsman Ski Haus
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August,  Sportsman Ski Haus' Rocky Mountain

Elk Foundation weekend.

Buffalo Hills Terrace
Buffalo Hills Terrace

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September, Buffalo Hills Terrace

Friendship Force
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September, Friendship Force; Waite, England

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September, Cabela's Lady's Day event

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Bigfork's Tamarack Time5
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Whitefish Christian Academy4
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Prestige Assisted Living
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Swan River Elementary
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November, Swan River Elementary 

November, Prestige Assisted Living

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November, K. William Harvey Elementary

Below are just a few programs from 2016.

Nancy with Igor the barn Owl, and Sarah with Harley the Harlan's Hawk, with photo-bomber Lexi the American Kestrel.

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Volunteers Sarah with Harley the Harlan's Hawk, and Cassandra with Lacey the Osprey.

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Volunteer Byron Crow with Snowy Owl, Tika.

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March, Children's House Montessori School's Benefit Concert.

The children, getting an idea of what's on the days menu, with volunteer Nancy.

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Volunteers Byron and Cassandra speaking to members of the Flathead Valley Home School Association.

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April, Flathead Valley Home
School Association.

Volunteers Jason with Louie the Long Eared Owl, and Todd with Lexi the American Kestrel.

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Earth Day Celebration

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Executive Director, Beth Watne, with Duke the Peregrine Falcon.

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April, Earth Day Celebration

Frank the Northern Pygmy Owl.

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Executive Director, Beth Watne, with Lacey the Osprey.

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Duke, the Peregrine Falcon.

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April, Glacier Gateway Elementary

Volunteer, Byron with St. Ignatius Elementary School students at the Ninepipes kids pond.

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April, St. Ignatious Elementary School

Nancy with Louie the Long Eared Owl.

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Executive Director, Beth Watne, and volunteer Cassandra Wilson, educating 5th graders on all things Owl.

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Beth with Tika the Snowy Owl.

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April, Arbor Day Celebration

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Executive Director, Beth Watne, with Lacey the Osprey.

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Volunteer, Byron Crow, with Tika the Snowy Owl.

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Along with Executive Director Beth Watne and Duke the Peregrine Falcon, volunteer Byron Crow with Arthur the Ferruginous Hawk, volunteer Bob Watne with Igor the Barn Owl, and volunteer Nancy Hager with Pixie the Western Screech Owl.

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May, Pablo Program

May, Loyola Elementary in Missoula

River Honoring sharing Tika, Igor, Bentley, Frank, & Duke with a 1000 4th graders from the Mission Valley.

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May, River Honoring Ceremony

Executive Director Beth Watne, volunteers Cassandra Wilson and Byron Crow, sharing the centers Hawks and Falcons.

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Executive Director Beth Watne,(middle), with volunteers Cassandra Wilson and Byron Crow, sharing the centers Hawks and Falcons.

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May, K.William Harvey School

Executive Director Beth Watne with Frank the Northern Pygmy Owl. Cassandra Wilson with Pixie the Western Screech Owl, and Amy Amidon with Duke the Peregrine Falcon.

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Executive Director Beth Watne with Frank the Northern Pygmy Owl. Cassandra Wilson with Pixie the Western Screech Owl, and Amy Amidon with Duke the Peregrine Falcon.

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June, Give Local Fundraising Event

Cassandra Wilson with Louie the Long Eared Owl.

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Executive Director Beth Watne with Igor the Barn Owl, Cassandra Wilson with Louie the Long Eared Owl, and Nancy Hager with Pixie the Western Screech Owl.

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Executive Director Beth Watne with Igor the Barn Owl.

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June, Dick Idol Art Gallery

Volunteer Susan Miller with Lexi the American Kestrel.

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Executive Director Beth Watne with Igor the Barn Owl.

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Volunteer Cassandra Wilson with Harley the Harlan's Hawk.

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June, Girl Scouts Home Tour

Volunteer Todd Wilson with Harley the Harlan's Hawk.

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Executive Director Beth Watne with Lacey the Osprey.

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June, Annual Feathered Friends Fundraiser

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June, Whitefish Library

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July, Tamarack Brewery

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July, Dick Idol Gallery

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July, Buffalo Hills Terrace Home Tour

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July, Friendship Force Australia Home Tour

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July, Whitefish Community Center

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August, Dick Idol Gallery

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August, Stumptown Day Camp

Below are just a few programs from 2015.

Cassandra with Spencer, Barred Owl.

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Boy Scout Program, with Kari, Cassandra, Kim and Sue.

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Sue with Hootie, Northern Saw-Whet Owl.

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February, Boy Scout Troop Program

Amy with Gatsby, the Great Horned Owl.

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Immanuel Lutheran Home residents.

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Cassandra with Spencer, the Barred Owl.

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February, Immanuel Lutheran Home, All Owl Program

The goodies!

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One of Fair-Mont Egan Elementary School's, bake sale fundraisers for our center.

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Cassandra with Spencer, the Barred Owl.

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March, Fair-Mont Egan Bake Sale Fundraiser

Amy and Kim sharing the American Kestrel.

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Immanuel Lutheran Home, All Falcon Program.

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Cassandra with Duke, the Peregrine Falcon, and Kari with Jack the Prairie Falcon.

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March, Immanuel Lutheran Home, All Falcon Program

Kari, introducing HawkEye, the Rough Legged Hawk.

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Kari and Cassandra introducing children at Fair-Mont Egan Elementary to a few of our raptors.

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I think we have their full attention...

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April, Fair-Mont Egan Program

Byron, Kari, and Cassandra at the Arbor Day Celebration with a variety of our Education Ambassadors.

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Cassandra with Spencer, the Barred Owl.

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April, Arbor Day Celebration

Cassandra introducing Lexi, the American Kestrel.

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Executive Director Beth, speaking with the children about Raptors.

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Kari, speaking about Duke, the Peregrine Falcon.

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June, Fair-Mont Egan at the Center.

Executive Director Beth, speaking about Lexi, the American Kestrel.

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Byron introducing the group to Duke, the Peregrine Falcon.

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June, 1st Interstate Bank's Seniors Club Program

Cassandra and Beth.

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At Cabela's speaking to the public.

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Beth, Byron, Nancy, Cassandra, and Sue.

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June, at Cabela's Store.

Byron and Beth answering questions after the program.

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Cassandra speaking about Homer, the Great Grey Owl.

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Executive Director, Beth Watne, showing the group how our Education Ambassadors travel.

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June, Flathead Audubon Facility Program.

Beth and Homer, the Great Grey Owl.

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Nancy and Louie, the Long Eared Owl.

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Nancy and Louie, the Long Eared Owl.

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Visiting with the public...

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Beth and Lacy, the Osprey.

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July, Tamarack Alehouse Fundraiser

July, ImagineIf Library Program

Kari with HawkEye, the Rough Legged Hawk.

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Waiting for the crowds...

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Beth with Lacey, the Osprey.

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July, At Jack Hanna's Bigfork Farm

Cassandra with Spencer the Barred Owl.

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Amy with Arthur the Ferruginous Hawk.

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Beth with Lexi, the American Kestrel.

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August, Sportsman's Expo Day

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Beautiful Bibler Gardens!

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All set up in the gorgeous barn for the evening...

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August, Bibler Garden's threw a Private Fundraiser for our Center

Inside the historic Kootenai Lodge.

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Beth with Lacey the Osprey.

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Executive Director Beth Watne with Jack Hanna.

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August, Jack Hanna's "Wilds" Fundraiser
at the historic Kootenai Lodge

Cassandra telling guests about Hootie the Saw-Whet Owl.

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Beth introducing Bentley the Great Horned Owl.

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Cassandra speaking about Homer, the Great Grey Owl.

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Cassandra with Louie, the Long Eared Owl.

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Nancy with Hootie, the Saw-Whet Owl.

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Beth with Lexi, the American Kestrel.

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September, The Springs Program

August, Friendship Force/Brazil Program

Kari, with Hawk Eye, the Rough Legged Hawk.

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Executive Director, Beth Watne, with Sweeney, the Swainson's Hawk.

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Amy, with lovely Arthur, the Ferruginous Hawk.

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September, Lone Pine State Park
Raptor Day

Below are just a few programs from 2014.

On June 16th the local Audubon group visited our facility for a tour.
 

On May 3rd we brought some of our education birds to Cabela’s Day to display for the public and share information about our organization.

On June 27th Beth, Kari, and Byron took several birds to the Bison Range
and did a program for a group.