Alaska Raptor Center to swoop through Petersburg
Update 10/27/2022: Due to weather the Alaska Raptor Center has cancelled their visit. This event will be rescheduled in 2023.
October 27, 2022
A barred owl named Glaucus (for her gray coloring) and a red tailed hawk named Jake (originally from Kake) are traveling from Sitka to Petersburg Thursday with an ambitious three day schedule of presentations. Their visit is part of the on-going Rainforest Festival and is being funded by a grant from the Petersburg Community Foundation and in collaboration with Partners in Education.
Avian Director Jennifer Cedarleaf and Avian Care Specialist Hannah Blanke will escort the raptors. Their first presentation will be for middle and high school students, and they'll share a bit about the rehabil...