Events

Mother’s Day at the Raptor Center

On Sunday, May 14th, bring your Mum along with you to a visit with the birds at Cascades Raptor Center. She gets FREE admission, you get quality time with MOM and nobody has to sit on eggs! We're open from 10:00-6:00.

Night at the Raptor Center

Friday, April 21, 2017  6:00-8:00pm

ADVANCE tickets ONLY -- SOLD OUT!

Enjoy an evening at the Cascades Raptor Center!  Kit Lacy, Education Director and Owl Trainer Extraordinaire, leads us through a fun night of hoots and calls from the center’s owls. Wine is provided by Abbelone Vineyard and Winery. Non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks are provided. Tickets are $60 each or 2 for $110. Your support enables our avian ambassadors to educate thousands of people, young and old, on the importance of protecting wildlife and our natural world.
Registration by phone ONLY (10:00-4:00pm): 541-485-1320

In early June 2016, the Cascades Raptor Center was asked by US Fish & Wildlife to care for an orphaned Bald Eagle nestling found in Washington. At only 4 weeks old when she arrived, BAEA 96 was one big healthy baby. 

This is her baby picture at 4 weeks old. She was around 18 inches tall, close to10 pounds, and at the time of the baby picture, she was not yet standing - 'not off her hocks,' in the vernacular.  She has grown dramatically since then and was 36" tall and over 12 pounds, with a wing span of seven feet!

During the exam prior to her release, staff all inhaled sharply when we got to see - up close, again - just how stunningly beautiful this bird is. She is feather perfect and a brick house, we feel confident that she is going to rock the wild world. Small(ish) animals of Western Oregon - BEWARE!

She was released on Sunday, January 15, 2017 in Astoria, Oregon.
 

Click here to see release photos and video.

Upcoming Events:

Spring/Summer hours are now in effect: Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 am. to 6:00 pm

Calendar of Events:

Sunday, May 14th                  Mother's Day -- Mothers attending with their families get FREE admission!
Monday, May 29th                 Memorial Day -- We are OPEN on this Monday.
Sunday, June 18th                 Father's Day -- Fathers attending with their families get FREE admission!
Sunday, October 29th            Talons, Tastings and Tidbits -- Our annual benefit to be held at Venue 252. Wine tastings, delicious hor d'ouerves, birds and lots  of fun ways to support your favorite Raptor Center. Stay tuned for more information!  
Saturday, November 11th      Veteran's Day -- We offer free admission to active and retired military and their families!
Monday, December 25th       Christmas -- CLOSED
Monday, January 1st              New Year's Day -- CLOSED

FAMILY NATURE DISCOVERY DAYS (12:00pm -- 4:00pm)
Please join us on these days for fun kids activities. 
Sunday, May 28th --Birds in Springtime
Sunday, June 25th -- The Art of Nature
Sunday, July 30th -- Wildlife Play Hospital
Sunday, August 27th -- All About Owls
Sunday, September 24th -- Migration Station