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Vulture Awareness Day

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When: Sep 02, 2017 from 10:00 am to 02:00 pm

Celebrate and learn about vultures on International Vulture Awareness Day! Activities at this family-friendly event will include crafts, learning stations, and a chance to meet Ruby, Audubon's Turkey Vulture.

Ruby profile - t miller
Ruby profile - t miller

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day!

Around the world, vultures are facing hazards in the wild and their numbers are dwindling. As nature's recyclers, they play an important role in a variety of ecosystems, and it’s up to us to help save them.

The Audubon Society of Portland's free celebration of International Vulture Awareness Day is filled with fun and educational activities:

  • Meet Ruby, Audubon's Turkey Vulture
  • Compare your “wingspan” to that of an Andean Condor’s silhouette
  • Make a crafted vulture and mask
  • Learn fun vulture facts
  • Figure out the differences between Old and New World vultures
  • Discover why vultures are important
  • Make a pledge to help protect vultures


Audubon Society of Portland interpretive buildings and Nature Sanctuary
5151 NW Cornell Rd.
Portland, OR 97210

Ruby the Turkey Vulture - Tinsley Hunsdorfer
Ruby the Turkey Vulture - Tinsley Hunsdorfer
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