Jerome Theys – Chairman, Wildlife of Wisconsin

Jerome Theys, currently the Chairman for Wildlife of Wisconsin, has been involved with the organization since its inception in 1994.  Jerry has held many roles over the past years from assisting his wife in doing rescues and physicals to being a glorified pooper-picker-upper.  Jerry does most of WOW’s presentations to the public reaching 1,000’s of people each year.  He also has attended numerous symposiums learning the newest techniques on wildlife rehab to lea rning how to get the most out of our educational animals.  On top of everything else Jerry works full time at NextEra Energy Resources (Point Beach Nuclear Plant).

January 26 @ Kaukauna Public Library 11:30 AM Raptor Rehab: The Trials and Tribulations of Protecting American Bald Eagles and other Raptors” Wildlife rehabilitators from Wildlife of Wisconsin (WOW) will teach us about some of the common threats to our area raptors, meet and hear stories about some of WOW’s educational raptors as well as learn how rehabilitators and even you can protect the magnificent animals yourself.

Free Admission

Robert Rosenfield, Ph.D. – Professor of Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Join Professor Rosenfield and his owl, Coop, as he talks about raptors and the threats they face. He will also talk about his research.


January 26 @Paper Discovery Center 10:30 AM or 1:30 PM

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Dianne Moller – Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center

Rehabilitator Dianne Moller with one of her feathered friends.

Dianne Moller is a native of Southern Wisconsin and founded Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center in 1998.  She is a licensed educator, falconer, rehabilitator and eagle handler through state and federal agencies. Dianne also serves as Public Relations Officer for the North American Falconer’s Association and also leads an International Women’s Working Group for the International Association of Falconry.  She has represented the U.S. at the International Falconry Festival in the Middle East in 2011 and 2014.  In April 2015, she was awarded Wildlife Conservationist of the Year by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.

January 26th @ Paper Discovery Center12 PM or 2:45 PM: Hoo’s Woods Raptor Presentation  Educator, rehabilitator, and licensed falconer, Diane Moeller, will introduce you to Wesley, a snowy owl; Wapaha, a golden eagle; and Catelyn, the peregrine falcon and a few other feathered friends.  Participants will learn about each species’ natural history, breeding, habitat and behaviors. This program will leave you spellbound, anxious to learn more about these fascinating birds.

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