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CRC serves as expert to many media outlets when it comes to raptors and environmental education. Just call Michele Miller Houck at (704) 252-0967 with any media questions. Photo by Michele Miller Houck.

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Television news is now entertainment, and the stories are being written by the people that have a special interest in them. – James Taylor

Here are some stories that we’ve been telling.

CHARLOTTE AGENDA: 10 Fun (and Educational) Things to do Around Charlotte 

Finding fun, activities that will make everyone in your family happy is a tall order. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and do the same old things every weekend. Mix things up this fall with some new family-friendly adventures. Read more.

Reasons to Explore Charlotte 

The Queen City. With such a stately nickname, it’s no surprise that Charlotte, North Carolina is a hotspot for art, culture, and exquisite cuisine. Read more.

Top Places to Visit After a Relocation to Charlott

Charlotte, also known as the Queen City, is the second largest city in the southeastern region of the United States. Charlotte is a city that does not fall short of excitement. Filled with a plethora of diverse attractions, Charlotte is the ideal place to benefit from a number of new experiences. Read more.

Carolina Raptor Center Partners With Gratitude Training And Wild Child Workshop To Build Nature Playground

Carolina Raptor Center was the recipient of a community service project from Gratitude Training of Mooresville during Labor Day weekend. Over 25 volunteers worked Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 2-4 to build a Nature Playground (especially for kids 3-8) designed by Brevard’s Wild Child Workshop. Read more.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER: Best of the Best Kept Secrets: Charlotte and the Surrounding Area

See and Do: Carolina Raptor Center

Get close to owls, hawks, vultures and bald eagles at this bird sanctuary. The Raptor Medical Center next door treats about 1,000 injured and orphaned birds a year. Read More.

WBTV: Orphaned Baby Owl Finds Comfort with Foster Mom

The people at The Carolina Raptor Center likely saved the life of the Great Horned owl baby that came to their hospital with a broken leg. With surgery, Owl #19424 is on the mend and learning the "ropes" of being an owl from another, much wiser and older owl. Read More.


Ingrid Erickson wanted to be an ornithologist when she was little. She became an artist instead. But thanks in part to a 2015 grant from the Arts & Science Council (ASC), she got to indulge her interest in studying birds... and make art as a result. Read more here.

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: A Barred Owl Takes Flight to Recovery

Ned flew. The day the Observer published a story about two barred owls in Myers Park in mid-July, the injured Ned took flight for the first time since his May accident. He makes a pit stop on the ground before he gets from one perch to the other. But after nearly three months in rehab at the Carolina Raptor Center, it’s progress. Read More.

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Newly Hatched Falcons Tagged on Area Skyscraper

A pair of 3-week-old baby peregrine falcons who hatched on an uptown Charlotte skyscraper were banded by scientists this week, the first newly hatched falcons to be tagged in the state in nearly 20 years. Read more.