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December 3, 2021

For 13 consecutive years, committed and talented volunteers have created The Garden of Eagles ®, a beautiful calendar that has won praise from eagle lovers all across the country – and around the world.

The 2022 calendars are back from the printers, and there are a limited number left that can be purchased! 

November 30, 2021

In August, Dr. Karra made the official decision that Eastern Screech-Owl #21-0509 was non-releasable due to permanent neurologic deficits. Since the outreach department has been open to accepting a new education screech-owl ambassador, Vice President for Outreach & Education Amanda decided to start an assessment to see if this owl could be a good fit.

November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving!

Many Americans are busily preparing for their Thanksgiving meals, planning and creating various tasty dishes to share with family and friends. The staff at the Center are also checking their ingredients and updating their guest list -- at this point, the staff expect a group of 112!

November 24, 2021

During the month of October, opossum #21-3141 received two more courses of chelation therapy to remove the lead in his system. A repeat lead test performed on October 31 came back positive for lead, though the result of 0.034 ppm indicated a much lower subclinical level. Normally, the veterinary team would continue chelation therapy until all of the lead in a patient’s system is removed. However, because this opossum had undergone five courses of chelation therapy, which can be hard on the kidneys, they decided not to administer another round of treatment to remove the remaining lead. 

November 23, 2021

During the past three weeks, Center staff have been closely observing Bald Eagle #21-3026. While the imping procedure completed on October 26 was successful, both the veterinary and rehabilitation staff have confirmed that all three donor feathers have since fallen out or have been chewed off. Fortunately, the staff have observed new feather growth in the damaged areas during the past few weeks.

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