Archive for May, 2011

8th Annual Raptor Handling Class

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
Avian Ambassadors is pleased to announce the dates of the 8th Annual Raptor Handling Class.The class, presented by Avian Ambassadors founder Sid Price, will be held on July 30-31, 2011 at the Marriott Hotel in Albuquerque, NM. Logo composite 4 background fullRunning from 9 am until 5 pm  on Saturday and Sunday the class is an excellent opportunity for both beginning and experienced raptor presenters to learn the most contemporary, science based approaches to handling raptors for educational programs.In addition to basic raptor biology the workshop will cover equipment usage, handling techniques, and the science of behavior change.

RobinAndProphet 150 3x2 150Our special guest presenter for the third year will be Robin Shewokis of the Leather Elves. Robin is a renowned enrichment consultant to zoos and the companion bird community. She will present a special workshop segment about enriching the lives of captive raptors.

The cost of the two-day class is $95.00. This includes printed class materials and a light lunch on both days. Pre-registration is required and class size will be limited to ensure all students get maximum time “hands-on” with our birds – contact us  (classesatavianambassadorsdotcom?subject=8th%20Annual%20Raptor%20Handling%20Class)   today for your registration form or call (505) 349 5714. We look forward to hearing from you!

Registered attendees are offered a special rate of $89.00/night by the Marriott Hotel for the weekend of the workshop.