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In this follow-up to our first segment on Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, we learn about the history of the property and its long record of raptor research.
In 1934, Rosalie Edge, a women’s rights activist and conservationist, leased the property in an effort to end the raptor shooting and establish a wildlife sanctuary.
Today the 2,600-acre property in northern Berks County, PA is both a destination for bird watchers from across North America and an outpost for migration research attracting professionals from around the globe.
Our thanks again to Lee Schisler, Jr. and all the Hawk Mountain staff for hosting the Berks.TV crew and granting permission to use the historical and educational photos you’ll see in this segment.
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