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Breeding Bird Census: Documenting our Forest Symphony

Posted on May 28, 2019 in Education

The sounds of spring are potently defined by the vocalizations of birds.

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Education Team Partners with Local Library

Posted on February 18, 2019 in Education

Borrow a backpack for your next trip to the Sanctuary. Available at Hamburg Public Library.

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Hawk Mountain Joins as Educational Partner for the Hanover Bald Eagle Cam

Posted on December 08, 2018 in Education

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Autumn Lecture Series Begins on Sept 8

Posted on September 12, 2018 in Education

Dr. Nina Schoch from Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation will kick off the annual autumn lecture series.

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Hawk Mountain's Rachel Spagnola named Educator of the Year

Posted on August 22, 2018 in Education

Schuylkill Conservation District named Rachel Taras Spagnola, Senior Educator at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, their 2018 Educator of the Year. The annual awards ceremony was held Tuesday, August 21.

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Open House for Professional Educators

Posted on July 18, 2018 in Education

Hawk Mountain will host a FREE open house to share tools, materials, programs, and more with professional educators and prospective education trainees.

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Endangered Raptor Exhibit on ADA Trail

Posted on March 13, 2018 in Education

The international award-winning, ADA accessible Silhouette Trail, which meanders through Hawk Mountain's ridge-top forest between the Trail Head and South Lookout, has undergone another display transformation. The trail-side gallery now features 7 new raptor silhouettes, this time of a specific bird of prey.

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New classroom posters available

Posted on January 10, 2018 in Education

The posters feature the broad-winged hawk and black vulture, two raptor species that breed in Pennsylvania. The full-color designs were published with support from the Pennsylvania Wild Resources Conservation Program, and offer vibrant illustrations by wildlife artist Bob Sopchick.

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Hawk Mountain publishes children's book

Posted on October 06, 2017 in Education

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary staff and interns have published a new children's book, "Percy the Victorious Vulture," based on the true and inspirational story of a flightless black vulture that lives in Kempton, PA. The book serves as a new education tool to teach children about vulture behavior, raptor conservation, and citizen science.

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New Distance Education Programs Extend Hawk Mountain's Educational Outreach

Posted on February 06, 2017 in Education

Distance education allows students anywhere to engage and learn about raptors without having to attend the Sanctuary.

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One Busy Education Team

Posted on December 12, 2016 in Education

Along with the abundance of hikers and outdoor-loving families, the Sanctuary's Education team hosted many visiting groups with various programs this Fall.

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Raising awareness of the Farmland Raptor Project

Posted on September 26, 2016 in Education

Volunteer Katie Andrews spent last Saturday at the German Cultural Heritage Center in Kutztown to promote our Farmland Raptor Program.

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Local students place in state history competition

Posted on June 08, 2016 in Education

Congratulations to Maya Halma and Arti Dhareshwar who took 3rd place at the Pennsylvania State History Day championship.

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Dir of Education featured on radio show

Posted on June 03, 2014 in Education

Erin Brown sat down with Doyle Dietz to record his weekly "Experience the Outdoors" talk show.

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Meet our new Director of Education

Posted on April 03, 2014 in Education

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary welcomes Erin Brown as its first Director of Education in nearly two decades.

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Meet educator Adam Carter

Posted on February 03, 2014 in Education

He is "thrilled to be back at Hawk Mountain and can't wait to interact with visitors and experience the raptor migration."

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Meet Katie Marrone

Posted on January 28, 2014 in Education

Katie will graduate from Kutztown University (KU) this May with a bachelor’s degree in English and a concentration in professional writing.

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Meet Jennifer Mohr

Posted on January 28, 2014 in Education

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Meet Jennifer Cleary

Posted on January 28, 2014 in Education

Jenn is a professional writing student at Kutztown University where she is slated to graduate in May with a B.A. in English and a minor in public relations.

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Meet Camille Concepcion

Posted on October 28, 2013 in Education

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Online 'vulture marathon' begins

Posted on March 15, 2013 in Education

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Sanctuary offering new virtual visits

Posted on December 01, 2012 in Education

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New blog: education at Hawk Mountain

Posted on November 02, 2012 in Education

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