Through wildlife rehabilitation and public education, Cascades Raptor Center fosters
a connection between people and birds of prey. Our goal is to help the human part of
natural community learn to value, understand, and honor the role of wildlife in
preserving the natural and cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.
Rehabilitation and release of orphaned, sick, and injured wildlife, primarily birds of
prey (raptors), using the highest standards of medical treatment and care, and the best
Public Education designed to enhance the awareness, respect, appreciation, and care of
the earth and all its inhabitants so critical for a balanced and healthy planet. CRC
uses live, permanently disabled/non-releasable birds, along with visual media and
written material, to create a positive, first-hand experience of wildlife through
on-site visits to the Nature Center and off-site presentations and exhibits at
schools and public events.
Nestled on a wooded hillside in south Eugene, this nature center and wildlife hospital
specializes in birds of prey. Over 60 resident birds of 33 native species are on
display, from pygmy owls to bald and golden eagles