Come face to face with live birds of prey at Blue Mountain Wildlife’s 17th annual open house, scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 in Pendleton.
The event will feature displays of live hawks, owls, eagles and falcons, tours of the wildlife rehabilitation center, falconry demonstrations, live music, refreshments and activities for the whole family.
Admission is free. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will support Blue Mountain Wildlife’s rehabilitation and education programs.
Blue Mountain Wildlife is a nonprofit organization that accepts native wildlife for rehabilitation and offers education programs using live, non-releasable birds of prey throughout northeast Oregon and southeast Washington.
Blue Mountain Wildlife is five miles south of Pendleton. From Interstate 84, take exit 209. Go south onto Highway 395 for about five miles. Then turn right onto Arabian Drive. In a half mile, turn left onto Appaloosa Lane. The center is on the right in one tenth mile.