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Eagle watch gets underway

FULTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Clinton Community College, and the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will host the 30th annual Bald Eagle Watch on Jan. 4.

Educational programs and environmental exhibits will be at Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Blvd., Clinton, Iowa. Eagle viewing will be at Lock and Dam 13 off state Route 84 in Fulton.

The event will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to view exhibits and education programs. 

This year’s schedule at the college is as follows:

9:45 a.m. – Welcome to Eagle Watch.

10 a.m. – “The American Bald Eagle,” presented by the National Eagle Center, Wabasha, Minn.

11:15 a.m. – “Native American Dance, in Honor of the Bald Eagle,” by Rudy Vallejo, a member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas.

12:30 p.m. – “Listen to the Eagles Message,” a DVD.

1 p.m. – “The American Bald Eagle,” presented by the National Eagle Center.

The programs and exhibits will feature a live bald eagle, conservation groups, artists, drawings for door prizes and refreshments. The National Eagle Center will have a live eagle available for photo opportunities between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

A courtesy bus shuttle will be provided between Clinton Community College and Lock and Dam 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shuttle will run every half hour until 2.  

For more information, contact the Thomson Park Rangers at 815-259-3628 or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at 815-273-2732.

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