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Carolina Raptor Center Inc Overview
Carolina Raptor Center was founded in 1980 at UNC-Charlotte's biology department. The organization has grown from treating a single injured owl to treating over 1,000 injured owls, eagles, hawks, falcons, and vultures each year. In 2012, almost 70% of the birds living through the first 24 hours were returned to the wild.
An equally important part of Carolina Raptor Center's outreach is environmental education. Classes can be arranged either on-site or at your location. Programming meets NC Public Education standards and is designed for grades K - 12.
Carolina Raptor Center is open to the public seven days a week. Over twenty-five species of raptors live on the Raptor Trail. Visit the largest Eagle aviary in the Carolinas. Live bird presentations are scheduled on weekends. Visit Carolina Raptor Center's website for more information. www.carolinaraptorcenter.org.
New in 2012
The Owl Forest: A Nature Notebook Exhibit
Large Bird Flight Cage for Flight Training
Talons: Birds of the World Summer Flight Show
Bird of the Week Blog and Awareness Campaign
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My child talked me in to volunteering at the CRC and I am now completely in love with the place. We come in and visit the birds every chance we get and we care for various birds at least once a week. It's incredibly educational, but fun to visit as a family. There is something for people of all ages...
I visited The Carolina Raptor Center yesterday for the first time! What an awesome place!!! I love the work they do to help the fantastic raptors!!! Thank you for all you do...
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Carolina Raptor Center is outstanding in their hard work to stabilize, medically or surgically treat, and rehabilitate injured birds of different species. Equally important is their work in teaching staff, visitors, and especially children of all ages how important it is to help keep Nature in her ...
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