Winter Raptor Review

“Look a Red-Tailed hawk!  No wait…or is it a Rough-Legged Hawk?  Nope, definitely a Red….ummm”

Join us for a comprehensive overview of identification and conservation around Central Ontario’s exciting raptor species. During this workshop, aided by some of our own ambassador raptors, we will review not only the typical field guide identifiers, but also how to identifying probable habitat and behavioural tendencies that complete the information required to confidently find and identify winter raptors  in and around Simcoe County.

Topics will include:

  • Conservation tips and status
  • Migration tendencies
  • How to attract raptors to your property
  • Photography tips

This workshop will be held indoors, combining some hands on experience with our live captive raptors with a presentation that will focus on key species identifiers.  No experience required. All nature enthusiasts over 12 years of age welcome!

Where: Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
When: Saturday, December 18  from 10:00am - 12:00pm
How much: $25.00 per person
Price includes admission to our interpretive centre and trails following the workshop.

Who: Ages 12 +

This workshop takes place indoors. Per Province of Ontario's mandate, participates must provide proof of vaccination to attend. 

Pre-registration is required.

Please register using the PayPal link below. Please note that you do not need a PayPal account, you can simply "check out as guest". If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact 705-526-7809 or 

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About the Instructor: 

Ashlea Veldhoen is a local artist, flutist, environmentalist, and bird-lover. Ashlea studied at Trent University and Fleming College, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences as well as a diploma in Ecosystem Management Technology.  When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her pets, birding, playing music and creating art.

This Event has been Sponsored by Naturehood & Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Thank you!