Time: 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, November 15th and Sunday, the 16th. Photo sessions are scheduled every hour on the hour. Each session will last approximately 45 to 50 minutes, and will permit photos in a natural setting of four different raptors (hawks, owls or falcons).
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10900 University Blvd, Manassas, Va. 20110 George Mason University, Prince William Campus (Phone: 703-993-7550). Please obtain a ticket online for your session OR at the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia table. Some unreserved tickets will be available in person the day of the event. The photo sessions will take place just outside of the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Also see the Nature Visions web site (www.naturevisions.org) for more details.
Description: RCV handlers will have 8 different hawks, owls and falcons available for photography in a natural outdoor setting outside of the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Alternate hourly sessions will each feature four of these raptors, shown two at a time by two handlers, with birds available for approximately 25 minutes per session. Each session is limited to 15 photographers.
Please read the RCV Guidelines for Photographers to learn about taking photos around wild birds.
Tickets/Cost: $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased online. Some additional unreserved tickets may be available at the event. Your ticket is your only entry the event. You MUST check-in at the RCV table before proceeding to your photo shoot.
The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia (RCV) is a 100%-volunteer organization dedicated to rehabilitation and release of injured, ill, or orphaned birds of prey (raptors) and education of the public about raptors and the preservation of their habitat.All funds received will go for the upkeep and care of RCV raptor patients and resident birds.
For more information about the Nature Visions Expo, please visit main site:
- Your ticket is required for entry to this event.
- Check-in at the RCV table is required before proceeding to photo shoot even if you already have already purchased a ticket online.
Raptor Conservancy of Virginia