Third Annual Falconry Academy and Workshop
Friday, January 3, 2020 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
16673 SE 81st Drive, County Road 137
White Springs, FL 32096
Register online at www.birdsofprey.net All 3 days; $900.00
Gain a better understanding of the time-honored ancient practice of Falconry.
The Falconry Introduction Course is a comprehensive three-day course for the prospective falconer and raptor fan. The course schedule is demanding and intense, but is still fantastic fun! It is intended for those who are interested this ancient practice.
It is also in perfect for those who work outside and may come across an injured bird of prey in their daily routines. Examples: Golf Course Superintendents, Wildlife Officers, First Responders, Landscapers, Maintenance workers, Farmers, Park Rangers, Police, Fire, Construction Workers, Land Developers, Stadiums, Airports. This is a partial list of those who may come across an injured raptor and wish to do best by the birds with competent first aid handling.
Students that complete this course will come away with the knowledge of how to choose a sponsor, the time commitment involved, necessary experience and falconry licensing requirements. Training includes husbandry, manning and training. During the two evening workshops, students will learn basic husbandry techniques and how to make essential falconry equipment.