Hoo Haven to release bald eagles, hold Spring Wildlife Baby Shower

Staff Report

DURAND, Ill. — Local wildlife rehabilitation and education facility Hoo Haven will celebrate the successful rehabilitation of two American bald eagles Saturday, May 10, as they are released back into the wild at Torstenson Center in Pecatonica, Ill.

Also, Hoo Haven volunteers will be hosting a Spring Wildlife Baby Shower from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday May 17. Admission for this special event is a $5 donation toward animal care. Cake and tours of the wildlife nursery and other areas will be offered, and other items will be for sale to support the animals. Visitors are encouraged to bring any “gifts” from the Wish List on their website, www.hoohaven.org, that will also help the animal patients.

Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of North American wildlife and community education. The center is at 10823 Cleveland Road in Durand and can be reached at (815) 629-2212.

From the May 7-13, 2014 issue

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