Spring is in the air!
No matter where you are, you can keep an eye on the nest box at Mayo Clinic via the Falcon Cam, with audio, 24/7. Explore the webpage for the “News from the Nest Box” feature with frequent updates throughout falcon season. Enjoy the latest photos and brief videos called “Jackie’s Chat” featuring Mayo’s naturalist, Jackie Fallon. Scan the lengthy list of community events where Jackie will present programs with her education falcon, “Rhye” and attend one with family and friends. And be sure to scroll down to see a beautiful new five-minute film about peregrine falcons and Mayo’s efforts to restore the endangered species.
There’s more to explore on the site:
- Carillon Cam – The sounds of the 56-bell Mayo Clinic carillon resonate throughout downtown Rochester, and now you can listen online and watch as it’s played. Scroll down the page and expand the tabs to see the schedule of events and upcoming programs. Be sure to take a few minutes to watch the new film “Crowned with Music: The Carillon at Mayo Clinic.” The seven-minute feature takes you up the spiral staircase to the top of the Plummer Building for a close-up look at this impressive instrument and what’s involved in playing it.
- Heritage Books – You may not be aware how many great books there are about Mayo’s history, heritage, values and culture. Our website now has a dedicated page displaying popular titles. Purchase them online from Mayo Clinic Press or look for titles through libraries or other retailers.
- Heritage Films – The collection is expanding rapidly to include a number of short subjects, perfect for quick online viewing. Take a look!
Let your curiosity lead you throughout the site and have fun learning all about Mayo Clinic history and Heritage.