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HawkFest 2016 is soon coming up this September.  Volunteers are needed and must file a volunteer form with Huron-Clinton Metroparks. Click the link for the event with all the details and a copy of the 2016 Hawkfest Metropark Volunteer Form 


The Michigan Hawking Club welcomes you to our website.


The Michigan Hawking Club is a non-political, non-profit organization whose purpose is preservation of the sport of falconry and conservation of birds of prey.  


The goals of the MHC are…

  • To provide communication among, and to disseminate relevant information to, club members.
  • To promote scientific study of raptorial species, their care, welfare, and training.
  • To promote conservation of birds of prey and an appreciation for their value in nature and in wildlife conservation programs.
  • To promote recognition of falconry as a legal field sport and support the practice of falconry to the highest standards. 
  • To establish traditions which will aid, perpetuate, and further the welfare of falconry, and the raptors it employs.  


Please take time to explore this site and learn more about the MHC and the time honored sport of falconry.



J.T. holds up

* J.T. holds up 'Spectre' for a photo op. Photo by Julie Lerini


The Michigan Hawking Club is proud to be affiliated with...

North American Falconers Association (NAFA)

Michigan united Conservation Clubs (MUCC)



 2016 Club Officers


 President - Jeff Alkire        Secretary - Christopher Martello     Treasurer - Gregg Agoston


Public Relations - Michael Azzopardi