Tuesday, August 11, 2009
4:00pm – 4:30pm
Pond Courtyard of the Hotel Alyeska
Join us for a unique experience under the gazebo in the Pond Courtyard. A representative from the Bird Treatment and Learning Center will be on hand to release a rehabilitated Rough Legged Hawk back into the wild.
The Bird Treatment and Learning Center is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitating sick, injured or orphaned wild birds and providing avian education programs to the public. Dr. James R. Scott, an Anchorage veterinarian, now retired, founded Bird TLC in 1988. Dr. Scott, along with other Alaskan veterinarians and volunteers, donate their time to treat these birds in need. In addition to medical care, Bird TLC provides a variety of educational programs to increase people’s awareness of the wild birds around them and to encourage preservation of their habitat. Bird TLC is supported by education program fees and contributions from individuals, private foundations, and corporations.