Birdseed! Get your birdseed!! We have 40-pound bags of premium birdseed for $25 (pick-up) or $30 (delivered in or near Iowa City)! Proceeds benefit the birds of RARE! ALSO, we still have FIREWOOD for sale!! Call or email today to order!
Rummage in the Ramp is an annual event sponsored by Iowa City, where citizens are encouraged to donate unwanted household items and get great deals on items that they may need for their home! The event takes place over 9 days in late July into early August. The sales are then split to local non-profits […]
Firewood for sale! All proceeds will benefit The RARE Group. $125 for a face cord, delivered within 25 miles of Iowa City; $85 for a face cord picked up on location in Solon. Mixed woods, harvested in Johnson County. Pre-order now by emailing email@example.com, or call 319-248-9770 between 8am-6pm. Deliveries start August 1! Payment by […]
Earlier this year, with the help and support of Sonja Hadenfeldt, Michele and Ben Nigg, and Deb Coleman, The RARE Group was able to purchase an anesthesia machine from Vetamac. This piece of equipment allows trained RARE volunteers to anesthetize birds, so they can better perform examinations and physical therapy on birds with fractures, or […]
THANKS! Baby season is upon us again, and now injured and orphaned baby birds in our care can have a cozy place to recover thanks to Wildlife Rescue Nests (https://www.facebook.com/wildliferescuenests/). Registered Volunteer Penny Whiting from Wildlife Rescue Nests crafted several dozen cozy nests of all sizes for our young wild patients. Thank you Penny! REMINDER […]
The RARE Group is grateful to announce that it has received a $2,500 grant from the McIntyre Foundation. The grant will be used to carry out RARE’s mission, with an emphasis on education. The RARE Group, established in 2015, provides support for over 150 birds a year (primarily raptors), as well as providing educational programs […]
On Saturday, February 11, in conjunction with the Eagle Watch & Cabin Fever Days festival in Guttenberg, Iowa, Bent Willow Studio & Gallery held a beginner’s oil painting event featuring owls! Thirteen painters participated, creating thirteen beautiful, original pieces of artwork. Rabecca, the artist and proprietor at Bent Willow, very generously donated the proceeds from […]
Saturday, February 11 RARE at Guttenberg’s Eagle Watch and Cabin Fever Days The RARE Group will be presenting an educational program featuring “Killy” the American Kestrel and “Asio” the Screech Owl at 2:30 pm! Then, stay for the beginner’s oil painting class at the Bent Willow Studio and Gallery and learn to paint a raptor […]