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Carpenter's raptor release scheduled for Saturday

Carpenter Nature Center is pleased to be the host for the fall raptor release on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., which is presented by the 3M Foundation in partnership with The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota and Carpenter Nature Center. Visitors will enjoy watching four to six wild birds of prey take to the air after being rehabilitated by The Raptor Center's veterinarians. The day is full of fun including orchard hay wagon tours, educational raptors on display from The Raptor Center, kids' activities, 4H club pie sales, and more. This is a free event. For more information, please visit or To sign up to volunteer at the event, please contact or call 651-437-4359.