An undoubtedly unique method for STEM exposure, Earth Conservation Corps has long participated in the active conservation of avian populations as well utilized raptor education to engage our youth in environmentalism in a hands-on, memorable way. 

Meet our residents of the Matthew Henson Earth Conservation Center!

Petunia is a female Harris Hawk.


 Her hatch year is 1996, She’s 24 years old.

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Sky is a beautiful Red-Tailed Hawk that has also been with Earth Conservation Corps for quite some time.

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Mr. Hoots is a male Eurasian Eagle Owl that came to Earth Conservation Corps when he was just four years old. 

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Gloria is a female American Kestrel. Female American Kestrels have rufous red and black barred wings and tail.

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