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The newsletter of the Three Rivers Avian Center is in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. PDF newsletters allows us to include high quality color graphics and are available free only on this website. To receive the newsletter directly from TRAC, please support our efforts             financially and become a member.

Late Fall Edition 2016  Contains: Veteran's Day Bald Eagle, The Squirrel Who Died Fighting

Summer Edition 2016  Contains: Cleanup from the storm, Summer Intern Andy Maier

December 2015  Raptor Chapter Express, Dori, our new Peregrine Falcon and the year end wrap up

September 2015  25th Anniversary!

August 2014   Barn Owl Chicks, Record Year, RIP Twister and Chip

April 2014    Migration Celebration at Little Beaver State Park

September 2013 Boy Scout 2013 Jamboree Photo Supplement


September 2013   Nancy R Smith  family donation, Lead Ammo: The Need to Change, Aura's Story: A Case in Lead Poisoning, The Boy Scouts 2013 National Jamboree,  2013 Migration Celebration, Beckley Area Foundation accepting donations for TRAC's endowment.


September 2012   Bald Eagle Release,  Migration Maddness,  Suet Recipe, Upcoming Events, Welcome Sharon Ogden, Thanks tro Amanda Simpson, The Derecho Report


March 2012  Baby Season,  Spring Maddness, Migration Celebration 2012,  Eagle Nest update, Peregrine Project update, Little Beaver State Park Award


October 2011  When is a Hawk not a Hawk, Crossbow of the Sky, Peregrine Restoration Project Notes for the 6th Year, Rebecca Pollard, Summer Intern, TRAC's new Van and other Notes


April 2011   Bald Eagle Nest at Brooks, Peregrine Restoration 2011, The Time of Nest Building, Welcome Regis, General News, Migration Celebration 2011, Flight Barn Update, Gunshot Eagle Reward Fund


December 2010 Express Issue   Make your own suet cakes, interesting case histories, flight barn update, peregrine restoration update, general news.


September 2010  Contains: "New Volunteers in Bluefield Dive Right In" - Bluefiled oil spill, "Wikka Wikka", Notes, Fall Photo Workshop, "WV Birds of Prey" a new book by Steven Wayne Rotsch


April 2010  Contains: "Bald Eagle Nest Site in Summers County", "What They Know", "Migration Celebration 2010", "What a Snowstorm"


October 2009 Contains:  2009 Peregrine Project Update,  Hey Y'all Watch This,  Program Updates, Winter Blast, Flyway Construction


February 2009  Contains:  2009 Internship call, Flight Barn Funding, A Burning Issue,  Species Spotlight: Merlin,  2008 Annual Report


December 2008 Express Issue  Flight Barn update and the Peregrine Falcon Restoration Project  wrap up.


August 2008   2008 Summer Residency , Peregrine Restoration, Species Spotlight: "Turkey Vulture", Migration Celebration 2008", Baby Season Update, Photo Workshop Update


February 2008    Leon Wilson Bird Club donation, Annual January Eagle Watch,  Species Spotlight: Northern Harrier, TRAC's 2007 Synopsis, In Memory of Alice Knight, Farewell to Apex


December  2007 Express Issue   Saw Whet Owl, New River Gorge Peregrine Project, TRAC adopts  North American  Association of Environmental Educators Guidelines for Excellence


September 2007  Great Horned Owl Release, Drought Effects, Double Crested Cormorant, Binocular Donation, Photo Workshop,


June 2007   Flight Barn Update, Flying Crossbow in the Sky, Species Spotlight: House Wren, 2007 Intern: Celeste Cantees, more! (8 pages).


February 2007   Peregrine Release 2/24/07, Fear of Tooth and Claw, Species Spotlight: Broad-winged Hawk, Migration Celebration 2007 Poster & Lineup, Hurt Hawks Essay, Wild Birds Unlimited Contributes to Peregrine Release Study, 2006 Review


December 2006 Express Issue   Contains: "Flight Barn Progress Report"


August 2006 "Flight Barn Contruction Begins", "Peregrine Falcon Restoration" in the New River Gorge, "Recovered Gunshot Red-Shouldered Hawk Takes to the Sky", "Species Sptlight: Great Horned Owl" & "Introducing Hoolie" (10 pages).


March 2006  "Pick Up!", "Species Spotlight: Carolina Wren", & "Baby Season is Almost Here" (10 pages).


December 2005  Express Issue Contains Seneca's story (Bald Eagle) end of the year updates on happenings at TRAC ( 2 pages).


September 2005   Contains:  "Release of Comanche, the Bald Eagle", "15th anniversary at TRAC", "Species Spotlight: Killdeer ", (9 pages).


March 2005   Contains:  "TRAC at Wildlife Diversity Day at the Capitol", "TRAC Turns 15 this Year!", "Species Spotlight: Bald Eagle", "A Musing on Eagles" (8 pages).


December 2004   Contains:  "Spirit Comes to TRAC", "Road Games", "Species Spotlight: Golden Eagle" (10 pages).


February 2004  Contains: "Species Spotlight: Osprey", Migration Celebration Poster and the 2003 Summary (10 pages).


August 2003    Contains: "We're Seeing Double", "Cat Owners, Snap Out of It!", "Species Spotlight: Barn Owl", "We've Lost Luther". Please note that page 4 is missing. The information found on this page can be found on this site at the menu selection on the front page called ''The People at TRAC''. This redundant page is omitted for the purpose of reducing download time.(8 pages),