Education

Public education on wildlife topics is an important part of EWRC’s mission. We are committed to bringing quality educational programs to our communities. Below is a list of program topics, costs, and how to book a program. Programs are appropriate for children or adults. PLEASE CONTACT US for more information.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! Our educational programs include a visit with native Colorado birds of prey. You can find more information about our ambassadors on our Donate page. Our EWRC Educational Ambassadors include:

Isis and Prometheus, Turkey Vultures
Apache, Red-Tailed Hawk
Nate, Red-Tailed Hawk
Pearl, American Kestrel
Program Topics:

  • What Is Wildlife Rehab?  An introduction to the work we do at EWRC.
  • What Do I Do If I Find a Baby Bird or Mammal?   Do you know what to do if a child/pet/car has a wildlife encounter?
  • Raptor Adaptations: what physical characteristics enable birds of prey to be successful in the wild?
  • Colorado’s Owls: meet an interesting variety of owls native to our area.
  • Creatures of the Night: Do you know what creatures are lurking about your neighborhood while you’re sleeping?  What are they and why are they beneficial?
  • Feathers and Fur: general discussion of predatory birds and mammals. This program is presented with Indigo Mountain Nature Center, live raptor, and live mammal.  (Program fees double.)
  • Balance of Nature (for ages 12 through adult): overview of balance of nature and ecosystem, with Indigo Mountain Nature Center, a live raptor, and live mammal.  (Program fees double.)

Please let us know if you would like us to build a program around another topic or group. With enough notice, we’d be happy to do so.

Program costs: $30 per group. Currently, all our educational programs take place at Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Ellicott, Colorado. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

To book a program with us, please fill in the form below and each visitor MUST complete a WAIVER by clicking here before coming.

  • Remember, all program requests MUST be made in writing or electronically.
  • You do not have a booked program until you receive a Program Confirmation letter from us.
  • Although we do our best to bring the bird you request, we make no guarantees, due to time of year and disposition of the birds.

Program Reservations

Please fill out this form to schedule a program and we will get in touch with you shortly. Please give us a call or email donnaj@elpasotel.net to let us know.
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  • Live birds cannot be presented in an unruly situation. Please instruct your participants that they must remain seated and as quiet as possible. If these conditions cannot be met the bird(s) will not be presented.
  • By selecting the "I accept" option you are signing this Agreement electronically. You agree this is the equivalent of your manual signature.
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