|Today will be our day at the Sitka Raptor Center. After a behind the scenes tour of the facility, the group will attend a Birds of Prey presentation.|
Each year, the Alaska Raptor Center provides medical treatment to 100-200 injured bald eagles and other birds. Their goal is to release these birds back into the wild; some, however, are injured so severely they could not survive in the wild even after rehabilitation. These birds may join their Raptors-in-Residence, providing excitement and education for more than 36,000 annual visitors and 15,000 schoolchildren around the country.
Your help in getting the facility ready for the summer visitor's season will help to make the education of the public continue. Tasks may include painting, cage cleaning, outdoor plant cleanup or labeling (weather dependent).