Events

February Program . Renee Wahlen: Wisconsin's Raptors with Live Animals

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:00pm–9:00pm
  • Free Event

Renee Wahlen, director of Marsh Haven Nature Center in Waupun, WI, will
present a program on the Wisconsin’s raptors on Thursday, February 15 th at the next meeting of the
Horicon Marsh Bird Club. The meeting will start at 7p.m. and be held in the lower level of the Horicon
Marsh Education and Visitor Center.
Have you ever wanted to see a hawk or owl close up? Renee will introduce some of Wisconsin’s raptors
through a photo presentation, mounted specimens, and LIVE birds. These are educational birds that
cannot be returned to the wild due to a variety of permanent injuries. These particular live birds may
vary by program, but may include a Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Great Horned Owl or Barred
Owl.
Marsh Haven Nature Center is a non-profit volunteer center that offers Horicon Marsh visitors an
introduction to the history and wildlife found on the marsh and surrounding areas. Renee Wahlen holds
a bachelor’s degree in communications and has worked in print media for over ten years. She started
the Wisconsin Windstar Connection, an environmental education organization, and introduced a day
camp program for youth with with an environmental focus called EARTHcamp. After receiving her
Master of Arts degree in Transpersonal Psychology with a concentration in ecopsychology, Renee
pursued her interest in environmental education. She currently holds a permit from the USFWS for
educational raptors.
You do not have to be a member of the Bird Club to attend this free program. All ages are welcome. For
more information, please visit www.horiconmarshbirdclub.com or call 920-387- 7893.
The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located at N7725, Hwy. 28 between the towns of
Horicon and Mayville on Hwy. 28. Please use the lower entrance.