For People Who Work With Birds

In light of this news story from the Times anyone who works with live birds might want to sign up for this workshop. Please note that this workshop is currently only available to people who work with birds. I'm sure more workshops will be coming.

What: Lecture: Asian Bird Flu/ Avian Influenza: Facts You Need to Know
When: Tuesday November 8th, 2005 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Where: The Raptor Center, 1920 Fitch Avenue, University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus
Contact: Lisa Koch, 612-624-3261 or
To register: Call 612-624-9753 or email

Do you work with birds? Do you educate the public about birds? Do you have questions about Avian Influenza or the Asian Bird Flu?

Avian Influenza/ Asian bird flu has been in the news, in the papers, on the radio and on TV, be prepared to answer the public’s questions on the topic and get the facts for yourself and your volunteers.

Dr. Patrick Redig of The University of Minnesota Raptor Center will provide a lecture and Q&A session on the topic. This lecture is not open to the general public, it is specifically designed to meet the needs of professionals who work with birds or educate the public about birds. This lecture is open to staff and volunteers who work for nature centers, rehabilitators, zoos, wildlife centers, education organizations and animal shelter. Registration is required

A $5 donation per person is suggested
To register: Call 612-624-9753 or email

Lisa Koch, Director of Education
The Raptor Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
1920 Fitch Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6108