Carolina Raptor Center
Carolina Raptor Center

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Carolina Raptor Center: Conserve. Educate. Inspire.Mission Statement: Carolina Raptor Center is dedicated to the conservation of raptors.As a charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, CRC relies on public financial support to fulfill our mission goals that include environmental education, the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned raptors, and environmental stewardship. Carolina Raptor Center is currently celebrating the 40th year since the first patient, a Broad-winged Hawk, was brought to Dr. Dick Brown in the basement of the biology building at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.Today, the organization’s science education programs serve over 27,000 students a year in formal education settings. The ¾ mile Raptor Trail and Edna S. Moretti Environmental Education Center welcomes over 35,000 visitors a year. The Jim Arthur Raptor Medical Center treats 900-1,000 birds a year, releasing almost 70% back into the wild. Supporters can release a raptor, adopt a bird, make a charitable donation, purchase a membership or sponsor a capital improvement project.
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Town of Huntersville
Town of Huntersville

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The Town of Huntersville is located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, located in the Charlotte region. Encompassing 31 square miles with an estimated 2019 population of over 65,000, Huntersville has been one of the state’s fastest growing communities in the last three decades.
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