Bald Eagle Watch Events for 2011-12
Posted: 12/27/2011

(*Saturday) indicates events with a Friday school day

Mississippi River Visitor Center, Quad Cities
December 31 and January 14 - February 12, Weekends Only
• Combination eagle watches and clock tower tours
• Saturday and Sunday times are 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
• Reservations required. Group size is limited. Call 309-794-5338

Clinton Bald Eagle Watch
Saturday, January 7
• Outdoor viewing Lock and Dam 13, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
• Live Bird and Nature Programs Clinton Community College, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
• Exhibits Clinton Community College from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
• Free bus service from college to the outdoor viewing area.
• For more information call 815-259-3628

Quad Cities Bald Eagle Days
*Saturday and Sunday, January 7-8
QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
Hours: Friday 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Live eagle and bird of prey programs by The World Bird Sanctuary
• Wildlife art show and sale and environmental fair
• For more information contact Rob Junker 309-788-2543

Ottumwa Eagle Walk
Saturday, January 14
• Outdoor viewing at Bridge View Center 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
• Contact Chamber of Commerce 641-682-3465

Dubuque Bald Eagle Watch
*Saturday, January 21
Outdoor viewing, south of Lock and Dam 11 at A.Y. McDonald Park from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
• Live eagle and bird of prey programs by the University of Minnesota Raptor Center at 9:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 3 p.m.
• Live bobcat and lynx program by Pella Wildlife Co.
• Indoor exhibits from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Grand River Center - Port of Dubuque
• Trolley rides from Grand River Center to outdoor viewing area
• For more information call 563-556-4372 or 563-582-0881

Keokuk Bald Eagle Days
*Saturday and Sunday, January 20 - 21
Indoor programs and environmental fair at the River City Mall, Keokuk
• Live eagle programs Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Outdoor viewing along the river front
• For more information call 1-800-383-1219

Quincy Bald Eagle Watch
Saturday, January 28
• Outdoor viewing at Lock and Dam 21 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• For more information call 217-228-0890

Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch
Saturday, January 28
• Outdoor viewing from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Illinois Boat Club
• Live eagle programs at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Pearl City Station
• For more information call 563-263-7913

Des Moines Lunch with Eagles
Friday, Feb. 24
• Scott St. Dam, 303 Scott Ave., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• Outdoor viewing in downtown Des Moines
• For more information call 515-865-6564

Prairie du Chien Eagle Watch
Saturday, Feb. 25
• Outdoor viewing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Bald Eagle programs and exhibits, birding experts on hand
• Children activities
• For more information call 563-873-3491 or 800-732-1673

Saylorville Bald Eagle Watch, Polk City
Sunday, February 26
• Outdoor Viewing at selected sites around reservoir, start at Visitor’s Center Noon-4 p.m.
• For more information call 515-276-4656

Red Rock Bald Eagle Watch, Pella
Friday and Saturday, March 2-3
• Outdoor viewing at Howell Station 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
• Indoor programs  at Pella Central College 10 - 5
• For more information call 641-828-7522

Linn Grove Eagle Watch
Saturday, March 3
      Registration from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
      Refreshments served in the morning
      Can pre-register by sending to Wonders of Nature, 107 Weaver, Linn Grove
      Speakers from 10 a.m. to Noon
      Lunch served at 12:15 p.m., free will offering
• Outdoor viewing at selected sites, start at Nature Center, Linn Grove Main St.
• For more information call 712-296-4920

For more information, call Pat Schlarbaum at 515-432-2823 ext. 104, email at Pat.Schlarbaum@dnr.iowa.gov or online at www.missriver.org