Monthly Archives: November 2020

Giving Tuesday

June 23, 2020: Left to right - D34, D35, and D36

Hi everyone! A quick reminder that we’re having our last 2020 fundraiser tomorrow on #GivingTuesday! Join us for the Decorah Eagles chat here (cross your talons for Mom and DM2) from 8am-noon & 2-8pm CT:, for the Decorah North Eagles here, from 8am-noon CT:, or on our Facebook page for some favorite memories! We look forward to chatting with you. Thanks so much for sharing, for learning, and for caring – especially in such a hard year. We

Videos: Decorah North Eagles

November 30, 2020: Mr. North at front and DNF at back

We’re still waiting for Mom and DM2 to come back from their extended Thanksgiving break, but the North nest has been busy with eagles, owls, coyote, and opossum! Our after dark series features nocturnal wildlife, while Mr. North and DNF are hard at work on their 2021 nestorations during the day! All of these videos are great, but I found Mr. North bringing in a clutch of leaves to be especially fascinating and I watched the owl/opossum video with my

Happy Thanksgiving!

Image for Thanksgiving 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! As we approach the end of 2020, all of us at the Raptor Resource Project want to thank you, our supporters. Even in a very difficult year, you were there for us and for the birds you love – sharing them with captures, videos, observations, and comments, caring for them in your backyards and neighborhoods, and supporting our mission to preserve and strengthen raptor populations, expand participation in raptor conservation, and educate people around the world about raptors

2020 Newsletter: Message from the Director

2020 Newsletter: RRP Director John Howe

Read the 2020 Newsletter | Download the 2020 Newsletter Welcome! The Raptor Resource Project had an interesting and rewarding year despite the Covid-19 pandemic. While it turned our human families and routines upside down, things didn’t change much for the raptor families that we watch. On reflection, much of what affects us might not raise a feather in the natural world. But much of what we do has serious consequences for the wildlife around us. Our mission of education, stewardship,

2020 Newsletter: Education Update

Teaching with Eagles

By Lori Carnes The Raptor Resource Project launched a sister website,, to provide educator-crafted learning materials for students of all ages. Educators can remix lesson plans or share them as they are. We have 35 lessons right now, including 11 Google Classroom-ready lessons, and are adding more. How did I find the time to teach about bald eagles? Many of our lessons don’t teach bald eagles, but teach core concepts through bald eagles. When I taught collective nouns, I

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