Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
To preserve the biological diversity among raptors and other avian species through medical treatment, scientific investigation, education and management of wild populations.
The Raptor Center was officially established in 1974 within the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota, by Dr. Gary Duke and Dr. Pat Redig. It is internationally renowned for pioneering and perfecting surgical and anaesthetic techniques in treating raptors. During the past 25 years, The Raptor Center has treated more than 9,500 raptors expanding its caseload from 120 birds a year to more than 700. The Raptor Center has won national acclaim for its conservation, education, restoration, medical treatment, and studies of endangered species such as the falcon, bald eagle, osprey and owls.