Raptors on Display

Open Door Bird Sanctuary Executive Director with Amber, the resident Turkey Vulture.

The Open Door Bird Sanctuary held its first public event on Aug. 22, from noon to 4 pm, with a 2 pm raptor showing. The sanctuary will again opens its door to the public for the next two Saturdays – Aug. 29 and Sept. 5 – from noon to 4 pm, and again with 2 pm raptor programs. This is an opportunity to tour the facility, hike the trails, meet the birds of prey and enjoy artifacts on display. Bring a lunch and enjoy a picnic in the picnic area. Entrance fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children less than fives years old. The Open Door Bird Sanctuary is on County I, a mile west of Hwy. 57. For more information, visit