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Apprentice Falconry Workshop 2013

Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM
Sue Ryan's
2776 Cedar Key Drive
Lake Orion, MI  48362
Falconers Workshop
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Apprentice Falconry Workshop 2013

The 4th annual MHC Falconry workshop will be Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 at the home of the MHC Treasurer and Master Falconer Sue Ryan. This is THE EVENT to attend if you are interested in learning more about falconry from the pre-apprentice or apprentice perspective. This workshop will answer many of the questions individuals new to the sport often ask about.

You will be able to meet a number of active Michigan falconers and their hawks, look at the construction and design of a falconers mews (hawk house), make some falconry equipment to take home and have opportunity to ask many questions!


Continental breakfast and registration will be from 8:30am-9:00am with sessions starting at 9:00 a.m. Sessions will conclude at 9:00p.m. Dinner will be provided for those who wish to stay for the equipment making portion of the day and for additional networking.

Workshop Event Topics will include:

  • Basic Mew Design
  • Hawk Trapping
  • Raptor Evaluation of Newly Trapped Hawk
  • Basic Raptor Housing and Care
  • Apprentice/Sponsor Contracts
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations in the practice of falconry
  • Basic Falconry Equipment Construction (anklets, jesses, leashes)
  • Round table discussions

Workshop Registration fee is $30.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, notebooks with handouts and materials for equipment construction.

NOTE: Registration is required. Last date for registration will be Friday June 14th.If you are a parent and plan on attending with your child (14 or younger), no separate registration is required. Parent/child attendees will be limited to one notebook and one set of handout material. If you wish for only your child to attend the workshop events (with your supervision), only one registration is required. Please contact Sue Ryan with any registration questions.?