Fall Raptor Release


Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm


Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center
12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN 55033

See rehabilitated raptors released back to the wild, meet The Raptor Center’s winged ambassadors, and enjoy free activities for the whole family!

Booth and activities include:

  • Hayride and visit to Carpenter Nature Center's apple orchard
  • Hands on science experiments with the 3M Wizards
  • Book signing with Phil Fitzpatrick, author of Hawks on High: Everyday Miracles in a Hawk Ridge Season
  • 3M cookie giveaway
  • Minnesota Dragonfly Society
  • Minnesota Ornithological Union
  • Washington County Master Gardeners
  • Wild Ones, St. Croix Oak Savannah Chapter
  • National Camera Exchange with binoculars and scopes
  • Nuttin Like It! roasted nuts
  • Lions Club, selling brats

Please note that the event will go on rain or shine.
Event is free, with some food items for purchase.

No pets please.
The Raptor Center facilities in St. Paul will be closed Saturday, September 28th as our team will be at the Raptor Release event.

The Raptor Center depends on public support for 60% of our annual budget.

Please give today.