Public releases – save these dates!

We are excited to announce several upcoming releases of our current residents. Please join us to witness and celebrate their return to the wild: Sunday July 22 - starting at 1pm Great Horned Owl Mom and 2 chicks Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 500 Burrowing Owl Place, Oliver. 1:00 pm - Meet Houdini 2:00 pm - Release   Sunday July 29 - starting at 2pm 3 Great Horned Owl chicks Road 13 Vineyard Road 13, Oliver 2:00 pm - Release Sunday Aug.5 - starting at 2pm 3 Great Horned Owl chicks Location to be announced 2:00 pm - Release

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SORCO Annual Open House

Don't miss SORCO's Annual Open House on Sunday, May 6!   SORCO is located at 8965 Hwy. 97 North, Oliver (10 km. South of OK Falls)

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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

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 [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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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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