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Wisconsin Rehabilitation Campus Cares for Eagles, Owls and Other Raptors in Need

Thirty one years ago, Marge Gibson from Wisconsin found her calling. She and her husband, Don, created a wildlife rehab oasis to care for birds. After that, Raptor Education Group, Inc., or REGI, was born. Marge told WSAW’s Dale Ryman that it was meant to be something small to do so Don could enjoy retired life, but it grew to become massive. Now, their rehabilitation campus cares for hundreds of birds.

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The Wisconsin Raptor Center provides medical treatment to injured eagles, owls, and other species of raptors.

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Thirty one years ago, Marge Gibson from Wisconsin found her calling. Together with her husband Don, she opened a haven for avian patients in need of rehabilitation. Following that, the Raptor Education Group, Inc. (REGI) was established. To help Don settle into retirement, Marge told WSAW’s Dale Ryman, they started with a small project, but it quickly grew into a major undertaking. Now, hundreds of birds are being cared for at their campus that specializes in rehabilitation.

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