2020 Open House postponed

March 18, 2020 Due to the uncertainty in the coming weeks/months surrounding the Covid-19 virus we have decided to postpone our Open House (originally scheduled for Sunday, May 3) indefinitely. This is our largest fundraiser each year, and the only day we are open to the public so this was a very difficult decision. We want to do our part to keep everyone healthy and safe and trust that it is in the best interest of the general public, our donors, supporters & volunteers. Our thoughts are with our entire community as we all work through this unprecedented ...

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Upcoming AGM: Sunday Aug 11

We invite any interested members of the public to attend SORCO's Annual General Meeting. Sunday Aug 11 from 11am - noon. Location is SORCO: 8965 Hwy 97, Oliver.

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Goodbye to Doogie & Howser

Thank you to all who joined us Sunday July 14 @ 2pm at Stag's Hollow Winery for the release of these two great horned owl chicks.

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2019 Open House – Sunday May 5

On Sunday, May 5 from 10am - 3pm we will once again be opening our doors to the public, for this day only. Come and tour our facilities, learn more about raptors and our ecosystem, and meet our staff and volunteers. While you're here, enjoy a BBQ and silent auction! All proceeds go to bird care.

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SORCO documentary

SORCO is very excited and proud to release a documentary which was recently produced locally by ET2Media Communications, from grants provided by TELUS and The Pumpkin Hill Foundation. Find out who, what, where, when and why SORCO exists, and the important role Raptors play in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

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We need volunteers

Volunteers currently needed for daily care of birds and rats at our facility. Please fill out our volunteer application and email to [email protected] NO CALLS PLEASE.

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It’s time to say goodbye to Jasper

"Jasper" the Northern Hawk Owl has made a speedy and exceptional recovery and it's time for us to release him. He will be released not far from where he was found on Sunday Oct.01 at Mission Creek Regional Park at noon. Come say good-bye to this rare and beautiful bird. Drive East on KLO Road, cross over Mission Creek, turn Left on Hall Road, then left into the Park across from Sutherland Hills Rest Home.

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Halloween With Houdini

Houdini is throwing a Halloween party and you're invited!

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A rare guest at Sorco

Jasper is a Northern Hawk Owl. They are common in northern BC however do come south in the winter. Unfortunately he side swiped a car on Monday in Kelowna. Thank you Tri lakes and BCSPCA Veterinarian hospital for assessing his injuries for us, which are minor and a full recovery is expected. They are not nocturnal so are awake all day and sleep at night they have 3 distinct songs which he sings constantly. Keep checking for his progress and release.

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Fundraiser at Liquidity Winery

September 17th - Wine & Appies for $20 at Liquidity Winery - tickets are limited and all proceeds go to SORCO.

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