7 Buck Run
South Salem, NY 10590
Description: WCC celebrates National Wolf Awareness Week with a bird-of-prey experience presented by mother-daughter falconer team, Lorrie Schumacher (mother), and Talon Skye (teenage daughter), of TALONS! Guests will meet beautiful feathered ambassadors - European Owl, Barred Owl, Barn Owl Lanner Falcon, Ring Necked Raven, and Harris's Hawk - during the educational and interactive bird of Prey experience. TALONS! offers a high level of audience participation and helps to teach visitors how birds fly and interact with their environment during controlled flying demonstrations. The presenters will cover such topics as raptor characteristics, life history, conservation, and the importance of raptors in maintaining the environment's natural balance. Guests will have the opportunity to hold a Raptor.
Guests will also enjoy visiting WCC's Ambassador and other wolves. Each guest will receive an official 2013 Wolf Awareness Week poster. Pre-registration is required.