Angie Hempel

Angie Hempel

Angie has been a writer and editor at WoodmenLife since 2003. She serves on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross Omaha Council Bluffs Metro Chapter and the Public Relations Society of America Nebraska Chapter, and serves on the Community Advisory Board for the Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska. She mentors a Little Sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters and volunteers with organizations like the Nebraska Writers Collective and Meals on Wheels. She was chosen as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Omahans by the Jaycees in 2012. She and her husband Michael love to cook, travel and chase after their baby boy Corbin, Jack Russell Terrier Sadie and parakeet Larry.

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Sad News About AdorABEL

by   |   June 13, 2017

Unfortunately, the mortality rate of peregrine falcons in their first year is 59-70 percent, and we’ve already experienced this in the short lifetime of this year’s clutch.

AdorABEL (band number B/88) was found lifeless on the 5th floor…

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Four Female Falcons – Let the Naming Begin!

by   |   May 19, 2017

With four female falcons, what names would you give them?

We really want to know! Submit your names right now:

Desktop contest link: https://goo.gl/VxuSuu

Mobile/tablet contest link: https://goo.gl/Y11Dnc

You have from now until noon on Friday, May 26. We’ll narrow down the names,…

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It’s Banding Day!

by   |   May 19, 2017

It’s the highly-anticipated falcon banding day! This is WoodmenLife’s 29th year of the falcon program, and we are so proud to play a part in helping the peregrine falcons bounce back from near extinction. You can watch…

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Falcons Survived the Storm

by   |   May 17, 2017

Falcons are survivors.

Last night Omaha and the surrounding areas experienced a storm with 80 mph winds. With power lines and trees knocked down in the area, what about the falcons on the 28th floor of the WoodmenLife…

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One Week Until Banding

by   |   May 12, 2017

One week from today we’ll know the falcons’ genders and WoodmenLife will launch the naming contest!

Every year, the winner of the naming contest gets to come to the following year’s banding. Last year’s winner, Joey Sarinana, lives…

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3 Babies!

by   |   May 1, 2017

Three of the four falcon eggs hatched this weekend, and Charity and Mintaka have been busy feeding them and keeping them warm.

To get a good view of the baby falcons, watch the falcon cam early in the…

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