We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of our native birds-of-prey. Founded in 1989 and incorporated in Illinois by George and Bernadette Richter – licensed Master Falconers, rehabilitators, falcon breeders, raptor banders, and educators – they have decades of hands-on experience and knowledge.
-EDUCATE the public on the importance of raptors and their habitat
-PROMOTE the scientific study of free-living raptors
-TRAIN raptor handlers and help improve conditions for all raptors in captivity
-REHABILITATE ill, injured, and orphaned raptors, and ultimately return them to the wild
-RESOLVE human/raptor conflicts