FALCONRY:


The IAF (International Association for Falconry), founded in 1968 to preserve falconry and encourage conservation worldwide:

http://iaf.org/


 NAFA (North American Falconers Association), founded in 1961 to serve and represent the falconry community:
http://www.n-a-f-a.com/default.aspx


The Modern Apprentice, an excellent website full of useful information: http://www.themodernapprentice.com/


Accipiter Enterprises, Karen Tolson Carroll has more than 40 years of experience working with raptors: http://birdsofprey.biz/


The Ohio School Of Falconry provides a variety of falconry hands-on programs: http://www.ohioschooloffalconry.com/

  


EDUCATION:

The International Centre of Birds of Prey, run by world-renowned falconer and avian educator Jemima Parry-Jones: http://www.icbp.org/index/  


The American Bird Conservancy, a group that works on the conservation of our native birds and their habitats: http://www.abcbirds.org/   


The Peregrine Fund, a highly respected non-profit organization that works on raptors conservation: http://www.peregrinefund.org/                               



THE MIGRATORY BIRD TREAT ACT (MBTA):

Even though the MBTA protects about 800 bird species, most people are not aware of its existence.
Here is the list of the birds currently listed on the MBTA:
http://www.fws.gov/birds/management/managed-species/migratory-bird-treaty-act-protected-species.php 



BIRD IDENTIFICATION:

What Bird, their bird-ID search engine is very user-friendly and the "iBird" app is now available on your smart phone: http://www.whatbird.com/


All About Birds, excellent website with live bird cams: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/Page.aspx?pid=1189


Birdzilla, an extensive site about bird identification and bird feeding: http://www.birdzilla.com/   



CATS INDOORS:
The Cat Indoors Program started by the American Bird Conservancy:
 http://www.abcbirds.org/abcprograms/policy/cats/index.html  


Another resource about the dangers of free-ranging and feral cats: http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/nonnatives/mammals/feral-cats/




RODENT CONTROL:

Barn Owl Box Company, or how to naturally attract barn owls on your property to keep rodents at bay: http://www.barnowlbox.com/


Raptors Are The Solution, a great website about the dangers of anticoagulant rat poison: http://www.raptorsarethesolution.org/



AVIAN ELECTROCUTIONS:
APLIC protects our avian populations while enhancing reliable energy distribution: 
http://www.aplic.org/  


OWLS:

The Owl Pages, a detailed encyclopedia about owls around the world: http://www.owlpages.com/



KESTRELS:

The American Kestrel Partnership, a project started to prevent the further decline of our American Kestrel populations: http://kestrel.peregrinefund.org/



VULTURES:

International Vulture Awareness Day, the first Saturday in September each year: http://www.vultureday.org/2014/index.php



OTHERS:

Mission Blue, the Sylvia Earle Alliance at work to protect our oceans: http://mission-blue.org/


Buzz About Bees, a great website about our most important pollinators: http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/












 






  













Programs we support, initiatives we encourage, resources we mention in our presentation

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Masters Of The Skies

 

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