The Professional Falconers Association (PFA) is a nonprofit trade association of falconry based businesses and professional falconers. The PFA will work to improve professional falconry by assisting members in improving their skills and growing their businesses through education and mentorship. It will support its members by promoting professional falconry to the general public and provide resources and training in how to positively respond to animal rights organizations. It will protect its members by engaging with Federal and State regulatory agencies to find better solutions that will address their concerns and allow members to operate more efficiently. The PFA will focus on bird abatement, falconry/raptor education, and raptor propagation.