Recently we met up with Mark Koehn and Lance with Channel 3 Madison to film a segment of The Traveler highlighting our work and several of our birds at Hoo's Woods. Thank you Channel 3!
The Rock County Conservationists are offering an amazing grant opportunity for schools in Rock County to meet and learn about some of our education raptors live in person. Schools can apply for a grant award (no match required) up to $500 to fund a raptor education program with Hoo’s Woods. This will provide students an environmental experience with our birds while supporting our rehabilitation efforts. Programs must be scheduled and conducted before June 1st 2023. The application process is easy, contact RCC Education Grant Chair Jan Knutson at JKnutson43@gmail.com We hope you will take advantage of this very generous opportunity and share this info with your children’s schools and teachers. For informational flier click here
Saturday December 10th 10am -noon
Pre-registration required: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=9VSKLTE9AE5CW (confirmation will be sent within 24 hours)
Participants will be able to photograph and learn about several of our education birds in natural settings including our Great Gray Owl, Snowy Owl, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Screech Owls and Saw Whet Owl
Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center, located 10 minutes east of Milton (address will be provided to registers participants) We are not open to the general public.
A confirmation with details and location will be sent within 48 hours of registration. Digital cameras only NO CELLPHONES as photographers should expect to be a minimum of 25 feet or more from the birds at all times. Participants will not be handling birds and class is limited to 15 registered participants only.** Must be 16 years or older.
Professional wildlife photographer Tracey Leeder will lead the photography session offering tips and tricks on camera settings. Please note birds will be wearing the required equipment, anklets and jesses for their safety.
**This event is dependent on suitable weather conditions for the birds.** Snow/rain date: Sunday Dec 11th.
Cancellation policy: Refunds will not be given if participants cancel within 48 hours of the event. Should the class be cancelled due to bad weather, participants will receive a full refund. If you have any questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-883-2795. No restroom on site
Saturday January 14th 11am and 1:30 pm
Four Rivers Environmental Center
Bald Eagle, Snowy Owl and more!
Saturday January 21st 3pm
Welty Environmental Center Beloit
Owl program inluding a snowy owl and others
Tuesday January 31st 6pm - adult program
Hedberg Public Library
Bald Eagle program including our snowy owl and more
Also a pictorial update on the Marling Eagles
Saturday February 18th 11:00 am
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Necedah WI
Birds of the Arctic including Snowy Owl, Great Gray Owl and
Rough Legged Hawk
Thursday March 16th 6:30 pm
West Bend Community Memorial Library
West Bend Wi
Snowy Owl program - this program suitable for ages 6 and older
Programs for schools, clubs and private events are not listed
Please check back as we are continually adding programs.
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Hoo's Woods, founded in 1998, is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) raptor education and rehabilitation center located near Milton, in Southern Wisconsin. Our mission is to inform and educate through the schools, scouts, community organizations, and general public regarding wildlife and habitat. We rescue and rehabilitate birds of prey.
Thank you to the following foundations and corporations for their support!
We Energies Foundation, Antonia Foundation, Vitech Int'l, Alliant Energy Foundation, Blackhawk Community Credit Union, Blackhawk Bank of Janesville, Ecolab Foundation, MGE Foundation, Green Bay Packers Foundation, Hang Glide Wisconsin, James Holland Charitable Fund, Shackelford Family Foundation, Tallgrass Prairies, Inc., American Family Insurance Colleen Frentzel Agency, Handy Art, Creative Plastics Corporation and Marling Lumber We apologize for any ommissions.
We are dedicated to the rehabilitation, education and conservation of birds of prey. Your donation matters.