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St. Paul, MN 55108

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Youth RaptorCorps

Check back for dates and topics for 2015/2016 Youth RaptorCorp.

Are you in grades 5-8, and interested in helping raptors, the environment, and developing into a budding naturalist?  Join our youth service-learning club, Youth RaptorCorps!  Each meeting will include an opportunity to see live raptors up close and learn about their natural history, the environment we share, and how we can impact them.  Participants also engage in service-learning projects aimed at benefitting TRC's mission such as making American kestrel boxes, preparing raptor enrichment toys, packaging owl pellets, field research, maintaining our raptor gloves and equipment, making bookmarks/buttons, and public interpretation.  (Note: topics and service projects subject to change.)

When: We meet from 4:00pm-5:30pm the second Tuesday of every month starting in October.  Our final meeting in May will be at the Spring Raptor Release event, where participants can educate the public on all the knowledge they have gained. 

Past Dates and Topics:
Introduction to The Raptor Center
Migration
Raptor Training
Grossology
Rehabilitation and Raptor Babies
Environmental Issues
 
Cost TBD for 2015/2016

Registration is required and is limited to 20 students. Please call 612-624-4836 or email hnili003@umn.edu  and give your child's name, grade, and age, as well as your name, email and phone number.  You will be contacted via email to complete the final registration process.

Attendance at every meeting is recommended. Please let us know if you are unable to attend in advance.


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