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Location: Frances Young Hall
Lecture included with paid Garden admission
Speaker: David Stives, Master Falconer, Park Animal Keeper
The Natural Areas Wings and Things raptor program is educational introduction to local raptor species and the art of falconry. Participants will have the opportunity to meet some of the Natural Area winged Ambassadors and see a demonstration of falconry raptor at work. The program is designed as a 45 minute lecture and meet and greet with various species of raptors and even a vulture. Park Animal Keeper, David Stives who is also a master falconer will provide an outlook on the Natural History, Human Impacts effecting populations and conservation efforts on habitat and avian species. Afterwards a question and answer session will give participants a chance to ask about the truths and myths of these birds of prey and falconry.