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Training for Professionals Working with Raptors

Raptor Academy provides a selection of learning opportunities for those working with raptors in captivity. We offer both self-study and instructor-led online programs, hands-on workshops, and internships and externships for veterinary students and professionals. Visit our Raptor Academy page to learn more.

Pre-release Conditioning and Release begins March 12. Click here to read more or to register.




OPEN: Tu-F 10-4pm Sa-Su Noon-4pm

FAQ: When are TRC's tours?

Tours run every half hour the following days:
First: 10:30a
Last: 3:30p
First: 12:30p
Last: 3:30p

Raptor Academy Online Courses

Raptor Academy has a suite of continuing education courses, designed and led by instructors at The Raptor Center who have set the standards for raptor medicine and rehabilitation.  There are self-study courses to take at your own pace, and six week, instructor-led courses.

Fall Raptor Release Newsletter 2018

Our Fall Raptor Release newsletter highlights our new education module, Outdoor Investigator, which aims to combat the "nature deficit" among Minnesota's youth. Read about a day in our busy trauma center, experience new additions to our Susan Wilder Visitor Center, and learn about some of the research and conseration work we are involved in.