C:\Users\steve\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\C5CRAV7C\me.JPG Alyssa Collins

Airborne Raptors

Alyssa Collins, owner of Airborne Raptors and Flagstaff native, is a licensed wildlife educator, teacher and falconer. She earned both her Masters in Education, and Bachelors Degree in Speech Communication from Northern Arizona University. Alyssa’s life long passion has always been birds and has been working professionally with show birds for nearly a decade.

Experience Includes
• Founder/ President of Airborne Raptors Unlimited
• Raptor Educator, Facilitator, Trainer
• Raptor Camp Director
• Raptor Workshop Facilitator
• Falconry Workshop Facilitator
• Public School Raptor Outreach Programs
• Program Coordinator
“Airborne Raptors” Free Flight Raptor Shows at the Arboretum at Flagstaff
2005-2010 & 2013-present
“Wings Over the Springs” Free Flight Raptor Shows at Springs Preserve in
Las Vegas, NV 2010- 2013
• Raptor Wrangler for “Nature Valley” commercial
• Raptor trainer for “Jana” music video
• Trainer for Raven featured on HBO’s “Game of Thrones”
• National Geographic’s Imax Theater Bird of Prey Display
• TARA (Tucson Aviary Rescue Association)
• Honolulu Zoo’s, African Aviary


Mission & History of  The Arboretum