Local Falconers Keeping Ancient Sport Alive
September 17th, 2017
A piece in the Tullahoma News about us back in 2017.
From Idea to Reality: The Evolution of Middle Tennessee Raptor Center
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An ancient sport has found a home in Middle Tennessee
December 23rd, 2015
Our good friend, Master Falconer Don Hervig, was interviewed back in 2015 by Roots Radio WMOT 89.5. Click the link below to see what he had to say about falconry.
In The News
Birds of prey protect beachgoers from seagulls in Ocean City, N.J. for fourth year
June 6, 2021
For the fourth year in a row, the Jersey Shore community are turning to birds of prey to protect people from seagulls that have wreaked havoc for plenty of beachgoers.
Our own MTRC VP, Ian Turner, was featured for his abatement work this summer on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Check out the article by WHYY's P. Kenneth Burns!
The Ocean City Boardwalk Raptors: Video with YouTube Link
June 4, 2021
Ocean City, N.J., owls, hawks and falcons to keep seagulls away from its boardwalk. This is the video that accompanies the article on WHYY featuring MTRC VP Ian Turner.
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The Case for Greater Conservation Efforts of Birds of Prey
A farmer who sells their bushels of grain to market should thank raptors for their pest control services. Just as dogs are considered man’s best friend, hawks and owls could be considered a farmer’s best friend.