October, 2011

Media Coverage

31 Oct 2011

Fall fest fills shelves at Cuba Township Food Pantry

Lastly, the afternoon offered a special treat for those of us who love raptors. Dawn Keller of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation was there all afternoon with her team sharing the stories of an exquisite little falcon, a wide-eyed screech owl, and an imposing and — dare I say — imperial great horned owl. All these birds are in Keller’s education program because they are unable to return to the wild following recuperation from severe injuries.
31 Oct 2011

Eaglets Rescued In Kane County Ready To Go Into Wild

Article on CBS Chicago
BARRINGTON, Ill. (CBS) – Two bald eaglets that tumbled down with their storm-damaged nest in Kane County this spring are now juveniles and ready for the real world.

Now, for the first time ever in the Chicago area, bald eaglets raised in captivity will be released in the wild in less than two weeks.
31 Oct 2011

Baby eagles rescued after storm to be released at Starved Rock

Article on Chicago Tribune
Two baby eagles rescued after their nest was blown down in a storm near Batavia last spring will be released at Starved Rock State Park next month.

The birds were relocated after the storm to the Flint Creek Wildlife center, which says the eagles are ready to be set free.
13 Oct 2011

Update: Mooseheart Eaglets Headed To Starved Rock Downstate

Article on Batavia Patch
The baby eagles that were orphaned earlier this year are reportedly going to make their home in Utica, IL, according to the wildlife rehab center that's caring for them.
6 Oct 2011

Rehab Center Prepares Orphaned Bald Eaglets For Return To The Wild

Article on CBS Chicago
BARRINGTON, Ill. (CBS) — Instead of throwing a bon voyage party for two orphaned American eaglets, rehabbers are making them work for their supper so they will be ready to return to the wild.

As WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody reports, Dawn Keller, founder of the Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, says the two baby eagles that were blown from their treetop nest in may will return to the wild in early November in Starved Rock State Park.