We need volunteers

SORCO is currently in need of volunteers to transport injured Raptors (Owls, Eagles, Hawks, Osprey) in the following areas: Vernon, Kelowna, Peachland, Summerland & Penticton. Please visit our Volunteer tab for more information or email sorco@telus.net. 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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SORCO Annual General Meeting

The Raptor Rehab Centre SORCO Members & visitors are invited to the 2017 Annual General Meeting  Date: Sunday July 23rd Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Place: SORCO Raptor Rehab Centre 8965 Hwy. 97 North, Oliver (10 km North of Oliver) (10 km South of Okanagan Falls) The agenda will include a brief review of the accomplishments & results of the past year & a presentation of plans for the future. This will be followed by a tour of the rehab facilities.

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SORCO Open House Success Story

Volunteers
The annual Open House at SORCO was an outstanding success. Nearly 2,000 people visited the Raptor Rehab Centre on Sunday May 7th. This was by far the most attendance in the 29 year history of the organization. Thank you for your kind donations at the gate, at the BBQ and the bids at the Silent Auction. All of the donated funds go directly towards bird care. Also a special note of appreciation to the many event sponsors, donors and vendors. It could never happen without your generous support. Congratulations and a huge thank you to our Manager Dale Belvedere and all the ...

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SORCO Hill slide damage

“The Day the Earth Moved!” Hill Slide Corrective action was quickly taken to prevent any future problems. One of our generous supporters, Kon Kast Products, heard about our issue & donated several large concrete barriers to stop further serious damage. Kon Kast delivered the barriers to SORCO & then MJ Excavating from Oliver created a large berm between the hill & the Clinic. They placed the barriers on top of the berm to make a significant protective shield. This solution will prevent any further damage & provide a safe work environment. New ...

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Global News Report – Public warned to leave Penticton owl nest alone

Check out the Global News Article on the Penticton Park Great Horned Owl nest here

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SORCO Annual Open House

Dear Sorco Member: "On behalf of the Sorco family, I'd like to sincerely thank you for your generous support this past year. We hope you will join us at our upcoming OPEN HOUSE." - Dale Belvedere, SORCO Manager SORCO is located at 8965 Hwy. 97 North, Oliver (10 km. South of OK Falls)

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