Cascades Raptor Center


CRC Mourns Loss of Toto        Bird Remembrance

What To Do In A Wildlife Emergency (MS Word Document)

An Eagle's Cry - A personal look at the emotional side of wildlife rehabilitation.

A Year to Endear - Case studies of a spring baby season.

Backyard Raptor Feeding?  - The do's and don'ts of attracting raptors to your backyard.

Emergency Road Kits for Rehabilitators - Suggested contents of a rescue kit for licensed rehabilitators.

Rehabilitation Ethics - A wildlife rehabilitator code of ethics.

Screen Those Chimneys - Chimneys can look like good cavities for nesting.

The Effects of Cats on Wildlife - With many species in danger due to habitat loss or pesticides, predation by house cats is yet one more hardship - but a controllable one - imposed by humans on wild animals already struggling to survive.

West Nile Virus - General Information - West Nile virus belongs to a group of viruses that can cause encephalitis, a potentially fatal inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. WNV is known to affect birds, horses, and humans - and other mammals.

What Good Is Wildlife Rehabilitation? - A frank look at the state of the profession.

When Birds Can't Fly - Or Squirrels Can't Climb - An article written for Skipping Stones, a multi-cultural children's magazine on wildlife rehabilitation - what it is, how anyone can help.

Avian influenza (MS Word Document) “Bird Flu”, as it is sometimes called in the press, is making its way into the news almost daily and causing worry among global health authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also See Avian Influenza Facts.

Barry Lopez - Renowned writer and Cascades Raptor Center volunteer.

Eagle Eyes - The eyes of an eagle are exceptionally sharp.

Owl's Ears - Dan Gleason describes the purpose of owl ears.

The Great Seal of the United States

  ANCA Member

Cascades Raptor Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (Federal ID No. 93-1038827) dedicated to wildlife rescue and public education to enhance appreciation, respect, and stewardship of the natural world.


CRC logo art by Jeanne Hammond-Elliott.  Drawings by Barbara Gleason & Karl Edwards.  Photographic sources noted as provided.