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Introduction to Falconry at Canaan Valley Resort

Address 230 Main Lodge Dr
City Davis
State WV
Zip Code 26260
Date Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1h
Details Elm/Willow RoomWednesday - November 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm*Free event open to the publicCollin Waybright is the youngest General Falconer in the state of West Virginia.He started this adventure by trapping his first Red Tailed Hawk, Ace, from the wildwhen he was only 14 years old. He has trained an American Kestrel for the CarnegieMuseum of Natural History in Pittsburgh Pa, and is one of the youngest peoplein the US to work with a Bald Eagle. The Bald Eagle, Mr. Spectacular, is a nonreleasable bird and is used for educational programs with The West Virginia RaptorRehabilitation Center in Fairmont Wv. Collin was homeschooled and graduated in2018. He recently returned home, here to Wv, after spending 10 months workingat the Ararat Ridge Zoo located at the Ark Encounter in Williamstown Ky. Over5 years’ experience gained working with the WVRRC and The Ararat Ridge Zoo,Collin has worked with a number of different birds including some that a raptorwould consider lunch. Collin has a God given talent that amazes people when theysee him working with birds. He can make it look almost effortless, although if youask him, he will assure you that there is so much that goes into training a bird. Hehas a heart for conservation and strives to educate the public from a creation standpoint. Collin is on the board of directors of Laurel Fork Farm Inc. which is a nonprofit that uses creation to actively educate, inspire, and support people.
Email [email protected]
Phone 3048664121
Website http://www.canaanresort.com
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