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Welcome SAG Teachers to Parkland Mews Falconry and
Bird of Prey Education Centre!
- Watch for the upcoming television series
produced by Shaw Cable. The production
will document an in-class presentation by Robert Wheeldon of Parkland
Mews, in addition to covering topics
important to Parkland Mews and its cause. Filming begins November
7th. Check back for broadcast details.
- Look for an article featuring Parkland Mews and
our Recovery Program in the Winnipeg Free Press November 18th.
- Check us out in a couple of weeks for construction
of new flight pens for our Peregrine Falcons.
More about us...
As an organization, our
mandate is bird of prey conservation through education, field study
and wise stewardship. Our current focus is assisting in the recovery
of the Peregrine Falcon in Manitoba. The conservation status of
the Peregrine Falcon in Manitoba remains endangered.
We take the responsibility of wise stewardship very
seriously, acknowledging as falconers that the Peregrine Falcons
we share our lives with on a daily basis are in our care ‘just
for a season’. Education therefore is a positive way to engage
the public in increasing awareness about Peregrine Falcons and other
birds of prey and in particular the use of falconry as a conservation
The captive breeding component and associated fieldwork
of our falconry endeavours constantly serve to remind us of the
enormous privilege we enjoy in working with these magnificent creatures.
We trust that as you explore this website that you
too will share in some of the passion we feel for these birds. Indeed
it is with passion that we state ‘Peregrine Falcon Preservation
is Paramount for Parkland Mews’.
A little about how this site came into being and
an opportunity to thank both Janet Hewitt and James Falconer (no
mistake) for their hard work in creating this website. In February
2003 Parkland Mews had an opportunity to present a task to marketing
students at the University of Manitoba regarding the future marketing
of this organization. Janet and her team along with James hence
JamJan Creative Consultants
offered to build this website as part of their assignment and bestowed
their gift to Parkland Mews as their contribution toward the ongoing
Peregrine Falcon recovery effort in Manitoba.
JamJan Creative Consultants would love to hear what
you think of our new website. Please click
here to visit their site. Be sure to contact them for more information
on their services. They would love to work with you on your next