Visitors to Blanco State Park will have two opportunities to see live birds of prey up close when Save Our American Raptors comes to the park next week. The first presentation will be at 5:00pm Wednesday, January 13. The second presentation will be especially for young children and their parents. It will be held during our regularly scheduled “Romper Rangers” program at 10am Thursday, January 14.
Save Our American Raptors, Inc. is a non-profit birds of prey environmental education organization founded in Florida by Doris Mager in 1983. Their mission is to educate people about the magnificent birds of prey (or raptors) of America. They do this by bringing live birds of prey to locations for fun and informative presentations that feature a variety of birds. Blanco State Park will again this year have the honor of having Doris Mager in the park with her birds. Many Blanco residents and especially children will remember her presentation last winter with “E.T.” the Great-Horned Owl among others.
These programs are presented at no extra cost, just the entry fee for a day use permit to Blanco State Park; $4 for adults, $2 for seniors over 65, children under 13 and Texas State Park Pass members are free. For more information, contact Mary Alice Partain, park interpretive ranger at 830-833-4333 or maryalice. firstname.lastname@example.org.