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Bird of Prey Benefit

Benefit for Birds of Prey

The Raptor Resource Project is holding a benefit for birds of prey on Saturday, February 18, at the Celtic Junction in Saint Paul, MN. The benefit will start at 7:00pm. Featured guests include: Emmy award-winning producers George Howe and Tim Jacobsen on their new project: Decoding the Driftless Vanessa Green on Osprey surveys in the Twin Cities. John Howe on the reboot of our kestrel nestbox program Entertainment will be provided by: The Brian Boru Pipe Band John Sjogren Sistertree

Happy Holidays from the Raptor Resource Project!

From a cold and snowy Iowa, we wish you all the joyous warmth of the season and hope for a productive spring ahead for our wild friends! Warm wishes and many thanks to all of our fans and supporters who have helped us in so many ways by spreading awareness, with donations toward our work, by being here to share in the daily lives of the bald eagles at Decorah, the Decorah North Nest, and in Fort St. Vrain, as

Decoding the Driftless

Decoding the Driftless

Trailer for Decoding the Driftless documentary film from Tim Jacobson on Vimeo. Grab your popcorn and get comfortable! RRP has partnered with the Emmy Award-winning scientist-filmmakers of the nonprofit Sustainable Driftless Inc. (SDI), to make an inspiring documentary film. “Decoding the Driftless” will prominently feature the peregrine falcon restoration work of Bob Anderson and RRP and promote conservation of raptor habitat. Please contribute what you can to the SDI crowdfunding campaign this weekend and share this post – by the

2016 Banding Report

Banding at Castle Rock

Good evening, everyone! Our 2016 banding report is done! You can download it and read it (or just enjoy the pictures) here: or access it via this page: We hope you enjoy it!

Giving Tuesday Interviews!

Join us for a special chat session on the Decorah Eagles Ustream channel this Tuesday, November 29, for Giving Tuesday! Chat will be open from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm. To participate or watch, follow this link: From 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM, we will be broadcasting live from Lori Carnes’ 2nd grade classroom. We will interact with the class and learn about the Decorah Eagles as we present RRP’s Education In Action initiative. Amy will get John in front of

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It has been a great day posting photos, artwork, videos and other memories from past seasons with you and reading all your comments! We hope to be able to do a few more of these fun look-backs again in the near future. The Raptor Resource Project wishes to extend a Happy Thanksgiving and a great weekend ahead to everyone in the United States that will be celebrating this Thanksgiving Holiday. We also wish a great weekend ahead for anyone else

2016 Cam Updates

Decorah Cameras

We’ve had a lot of questions about the new eagle cams we installed in September and the falcon cams we installed in October. Here is an update from RRP director John Howe explaining past and current cameras. Thanks, John! Decorah Eagles – Fish Hatchery, Decorah IA Nest N1 Our initial installation of HD cameras in 2015 included a bullet camera pointed at N1 and a PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) camera with 10x zoom. This combination allowed us to get amazing views of

Thank you to Veterans

Thank you to our veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. How can you honor veterans beyond Veterans Day? A few resources: Show Your Stripes: Show Your Stripes helps connect veterans with jobs, generates awareness around the issue of veteran unemployment, and encourages businesses to hire skilled veterans. National Coalition for Homeless Veterans: Veterans are over-represented in the homeless population for a number of complex reasons. Learn more about

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