Science Writer-Position Description The Raptor Research Foundation (RRF) is a non-profit organization based in the United States with a mission to advance the science, conservation, and understanding of birds of prey around the world. RRF is a member-based organization with about 1,000 members from 45 countries including both professional and amateur raptor biologists, students, educators,… Continue reading Science Writer Needed
Special Issue, Journal of Raptor Research Call for papers on Caracaras. The Journal of Raptor Research is planning a special issue on Caracaras, a relatively little known group of birds of prey. Manuscripts addressing any aspect of the ecology and conservation of these species are encouraged. Authors are invited to submit to the Journal of… Continue reading Call for Papers!
2022 Annual Meeting Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA RRF and our local host organizations recognize that the COVID virus, in one variant or another, will be a part of the environment at our upcoming meeting. Unfortunately, following the Governor of Florida’s recently issued executive orders (21-81 and 21-102), prohibiting government, businesses, and non-profits from requiring proof… Continue reading Covid Policy
Great news from The Journal of Raptor Research! JRR’s journal impact factor jumped significantly to 1.518, with a ranking of 10 out of 29 (Q2) in the category of Ornithology. Thanks to the entire editorial staff for their hard work in improving the quality of science published in JRR. Now is a great time to… Continue reading JRR Impact Factor Increase!
Two new awards are being offered this year by the Raptor Research Foundation. Please continue reading to determine your eligibility and important deadlines. Wings to Fly The “Wings to Fly” program will provide travel support to four or five raptor researchers or conservationists from outside the U.S. and Canada attending the meeting to present a… Continue reading Wings to Fly/ Michele Panuccio Memorial Grant
The Journal of Raptor Research is planning a special issue on the ecology and conservation of Asian raptors. Papers presented at the 2022 ARRCN virtual conference should be submitted for this issue, but all other relevant manuscripts are invited as well. Manuscripts addressing any aspect of the ecology and conservation of any Asian raptor species are… Continue reading Journal of Raptor Research: Call for papers on Asian raptors
The Journal of Raptor Research is planning a special issue on the ecology and conservation of Asian raptors. Papers presented at the 2022 ARRCN virtual conference should be submitted for this issue, but all other relevant manuscripts are invited as well. Manuscripts addressing any aspect of the ecology and conservation of any Asian raptor species are… Continue reading 2022 Conference
Winners of the RRF 2021 Awards and Grants We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Raptor Research Foundation award and grant program. Please join us in congratulating these talented members of our raptor community. The next application period for these grants and awards will begin in early 2022. Research Grants Leslie Brown… Continue reading 2021 Award and Grant Winners Announced
Due to the continued problems associated with Covid, the RRF and The Peregrine Fund made the difficult decision to change the format of the joint conference of the Raptor Research Foundation and the Neotropical Raptor Network from an in-person meeting in Boise, Idaho to a virtual format. With less than 2 months until our conference… Continue reading Conference Updates