Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and scientific research center dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey. It is the premier destination in the northeastern United States to view the annual hawk migration. It is the world’s largest member-supported raptor conservation organization and works as an international conservation training site.  The sanctuary began…

Roosevelt Elk

Amid the Redwood forest of northern California there live seven herds of elk. The Roosevelt Elk (Cervis elapses roosevelti), the largest species of elk in North America.  What is remarkable about these creatures is that they survived after much of their forest home was clear-cut by logging companies in the late 19th century. Luckily, the…