There are many ways to support Teton Raptor Center ... and the majority of them are listed below. You can peruse our Opportunities to Support TRC, which lists a variety ways to help us advance raptor conservation ranging from $1,000 - $100,000. Or you can take a peek at our Day-to-Day Needs of medical, cleaning, education and office supplies ... to falconry hoods, field equipment, and teaching props. Also, if you would like to Volunteer your time, energy, expertise and enthusiasm there is a link below that takes you to TRC's volunteer page, If you have any questions, please contact TRC at 307.203.2551 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
See our Updated list of Opportunities to Support
Talon Society Investment: $1,000
Show your commitment to raptors by joining the Talon Society. Your $1,000 investment supports TRC’s programs and operations. Talon Society support also includes various invitations to special events throughout the year and a custom-made pin by Wilson artist Annie Band
Poo-Poo Project - Help Expand the Poo-Poo Project Worldwide
Help expand TRC’s Poo-Poo Project internationally. Your investment will help ship and sponsor screens in new countries around the world. Over 11,000 Poo-Poo Screens have been installed through 400+ partners in all 50 states, the US Virgin Islands, and Canada. Go Poo-Poo!
Subscriptions & Software Package - Keep TRC Soaring
Support GIS and Sound Analysis Software and Subscriptions for Journal of Raptor Research, InReach, The Wildlife Society, Association of Nature Center Administrators, Wildlife Rehabilitation Medical Database, Raptor Research Foundation, Jackson Hole Chamber, WY Nonprofit Network, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Assoc., International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council, and American Ornithological Society.
Community Raptor Outreach - Provide FREE Live Raptor Programs
Investment: $5,000 (multiple)
Help us expand our educational outreach opportunities for visitors from around the world, local residents, students, and children of all ages. TRC’s Talon Tuesdays (summer) and Feathered Fridays (winter) at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, allow TRC to provide FREE raptor learning experiences.
Connectivity & Safety - Help Our Team Stay Safe and Connected
Support staff safety, connectivity, and TRC’s Raptor Hotline with this donation. Your investment will support reliable mobile technology with quality photo/video capability to support connection in the field, in the clinic and in the classroom.
Raptor Care - Save Wild Lives
Support education and rehabilitation birds with their veterinarian needs, bird surgeries and necessary medical supplies.
Outdoor Gear & Optics - Support Field Research
Your Investment will enable our research team to have the highest quality outdoor clothing, skis, snowshoes, first aid kits, GPS Units, and optics … as they work tirelessly in the field.
RaptorFest - Celebrate Birds of Prey and Community
Showcase your support for raptors by becoming a sponsor of this annual celebration of birds of prey each Father’s Day (June 17th, 2018). Over 1,800 people participate in feather-filled festivities enjoying food, fun, kids’ activities, and live avian ambassadors.
Feed the Birds - Nourish and Care for TRC’s Avian Ambassadors
Ensure that our growing team of 14 avian ambassadors stay in top shape with annual physicals, vaccinations, and a varied diet selected especially for birds of prey, including a nutritious menu of mealworms, crickets, chicks, chicken, quail, mice, fish, rats and rabbits.
Invest in our Interns - Year-round Internship and Extern Experiences
Strengthen our organization and create meaningful learning experiences for college students exploring career paths in conservation and veterinary medicine, wildlife biology, and environmental education. Your investment will help provide housing, training and stipends for interns.
Meet the Match - Secure Old Bill’s Fun Run Matching Gift
Be our 2018 Old Bill Fun Run’s Hero and ensure that we maximize our match potential. Your $30,000 gift is matched approximately 50% by the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole during Old Bill’s Fun Run in September.
Flight Challenge and Flight Log - Help TRC Soar
Support TRC’s 2018 End-of Year Giving Campaign! Your donation will be used to produce a dollar-per-dollar challenge match incentive for new and existing donors. Your gift will also be used to underwrite our annual Flight Log publication, which is a key component of our year-end appeal, and is mailed to over 6,000 homes throughout the U.S. in November.
New X-ray Machine for Rehabilitation Clinic Investment: $48,000 This gift will allow us to significantly upgrade our current X-ray machine so we can better understand the internal injuries, particularly broken bones, in our patients. Your gift will help the Rehab Team to provide higher quality care and implement more effective treatment plans, which is a key component of TRC's Mission!
Technology and Equipment Enhancements - Support our IT Needs
This gift will help TRC upgrade and enhance the critical tools staff need to continue our conservation efforts. Items include a new database server, GPS tracking transmitters, printer, desktop computers, laptops, new phone system, and upgraded software products.
PROGRAM IMPACT - Expand Our Capacity to Serve Investment: $100,000
Invest in a truly unique suite of programs offered by TRC’s talented team of educators, conservation biologists, wildlife rehabilitators, and volunteers. Each arm of our mission is experiencing strong momentum and growth. Your investment will ensure that we meet the needs of injured, ill and orphaned raptors; expand understanding of birds of prey; and bring up-close educational encounters with live raptors to more people.
Help us provide the best possible care for rehab and educational birds and make sure that our research team is properly outfitted and has the best technology possible. Most items below can be purchased through our Amazon Wish List.
We welcome anyone who is interested in joining our fantastic team of TRC ambassadors. Volunteers help in a variety of ways, including raptor rehabilitation, cleaning, building/grounds maintenance, office work, bookkeeping, field research, and the delivery of educational programs. Whatever your interest, we have a place for you on our volunteer team! In 2018, volunteers contributed over 8,000 hours of their time, energy, expertise and enthusiasm to TRC. Visit our volunteer page to find out more!