Birds of Prey Show on July 18 with Marla Isaac at the MBL Club

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For Immediate Release: July 10, 2012
Contact: David Gallagher, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7119;

falconMBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Marla Isaac from New England Reptile and Raptor will bring her birds of prey show to the MBL Club, 100 Water Street in Woods Hole, on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 PM. During the show, Marla will illustrate the lives of these “aerial hunters” through a discussion of the natural history, biology, adaptations, habitats, poaching, and falconry. She will also discuss the management of these animals in the wild and how the laws and regulations protect them. The raptors that Marla will use to demonstrate in this exhibit will be a turkey vulture, a red-tailed hawk, a red-shouldered hawk, an osprey, a barn owl, a barred owl, a falcon and a great horned owl. The event is part of the MBL Club’s Wednesday night family entertainment series. Admission for MBL Club members is free. Non-member admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children.

The MBL Club is offering its 93rd summer of programs and activities for the Woods Hole scientific and greater Cape Cod communities. Highlights from the 2012 calendar include Jeremy Korr’s popular folk singing every Tuesday night at 7:15 PM, yoga classes with Carmina, and kid’s yoga with Cynthia.  Other weekly events include adult exercise classes, Zumba classes, and movie nights.

For a complete schedule of events and fees or to become a member, contact the MBL Communications office at 508-289-7623,, or visit the MBL Club website at


The MBL is a leading international, independent, nonprofit institution dedicated to discovery and to improving the human condition through creative research and education in the biological, biomedical and environmental sciences. Founded in 1888 as the Marine Biological Laboratory, the MBL is the oldest private marine laboratory in the Americas.