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An Inside Look: A Falconer’s Journey
January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A Falconer’s Journey
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET
Rodney Stotts is one of America’s few Black master falconers. On this webinar, Rodney will share his story as a Black child facing dangerous threats, and how he transformed his life through the healing power of nature. You will learn about the sanctuary he is building where others can be inspired by nature and wildlife. You will be reminded that no matter how much heartbreak we have endured, we still have the capacity to give back to our communities and change lives.
In the late 1980s, young Rodney Stotts would ride the metro from his home in Southeast Washington, D.C. to the Smithsonian National Zoo. Rodney grew up with guns, drugs, and the threat of incarceration an accepted part of daily life for nearly everyone he knew, but at the National Zoo, the Bald Eagles and other birds of prey captured his imagination.
This presentation will cover:
Rodney’s journey to becoming a master falconer.
The secret lives of birds of prey.
How to give back to your community while following your dreams.