Meet four rehabilitated raptors – and one groundhog – up close and personal! The birds of prey will include one or more species of owl, hawk, vulture and/or falcon. Learn how each bird had been injured & rehabilitated by the Rescue Center – to become a wildlife ambassador that helps us humans learn how raptors live in the wild and help us coexist with them. You’ll also meet education animal Allen McButterpants, a groundhog who is very popular with children!
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center is Eastern Long Island’s ONLY Wildlife Hospital, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the rescue, medical rehabilitation, and release of native wildlife on the East End of Long Island. The Center opened its doors in 2000. The Wildlife Rescue Center receives over 10,000 calls each year for information or assistance with wild animal encounters. They are open 365 days a year and are available on call 24 hours a day.
AGE: For Adults and Children of All Ages
WEATHER: Rain Date July 29.
SPECIAL NOTES: Some seating provided. Please dress appropriately for events and workshops held outdoors: comfortable shoes and socks, wide brimmed hats, sunscreen, insect repellant and water are recommended. To be a source of healthy insects for our birds and other insect-feeding wildlife, we do not spray the gardens to manage ticks. Please take appropriate caution.
REGISTRATION: Not required.