Masters of the Sky

Presented by and in partnership with the World Bird Sanctuary from St. Louis, Missouri.

Come and learn about the fascinating world of raptors. Meet seven of the World Bird Sanctuary’s traveling avian ambassadors. Learn how owls hunt at night, why the Barn Owl is sometimes called the ghost owl and how falcons attain such astounding speed.

See live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures from around the globe up close.

Al & Laurie Hein Visitor Center Grand Opening

Help us celebrate Masters of the Sky weekend a little differently this year.

Join us the weekend of July 9 & 10 to celebrate the Grand Opening and Masters of the Sky.

The weekend will be filled with ways to explore our new building while enjoying live raptor shows presented by World Bird Sanctuary.

Interested in learning more about the Al & Laurie Hein Visitor Center? Visit the project website to see updated photos, learn about the building’s story, and more!

Masters of the Sky

Raptor shows presented by World Bird Sanctuary

Masters of the Sky show times are

Saturday July 9 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Sunday July 10 at 11 a.m. &  1 p.m.

Guided Hikes

Explore the WI Campus grounds with a free guided hike

All weekend the new building will be open to tour exhibits & facility spaces from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free guided bird hikes Saturday July 9 at 8 a.m.

Free guided plant hikes Saturday July 9 at 12 p.m.

                                         Sunday July 10 at 10 a.m., & 12 p.m.

Please call 651-437-4359 to pre-register for the free guided bird and plant hikes around the WI Campus in the Hein Woods and prairie.

The Masters of the Sky program and guided hikes are taking place at the new Al & Laura Hein Visitor Center located on our WI Campus.

The address for the building is 279 East Cove Road Hudson, WI 54016.

Please call 651-437-4359 if you have any questions.

This event would not be possible without the support of generous donors. Please consider sponsoring this event! For more information, contact Erika Jensen.

Erika Jensen, Development Coordinator
Phone: 651-437-4359