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Eagle Watch At Patoka Lake On Saturday, Jan. 10th
Updated December 8, 2014 9:02 AM | Filed under: Natural Resources
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(PATOKA LAKE) - Feel the wind of an eagle's wings while experiencing the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor & outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Nature Center on Saturday, January 10th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. E.S.T. during the 27th annual Eagle Watch.

Featured will be a resident bald eagle and other live raptors.

Dana Reckelhoff, DNR Patoka Lake Interpretive Naturalist, will share the life and story of these amazing birds of prey. Join Todd Eubank, Patoka Lake Wildlife Specialist and his team on a driving tour to hot spots for eagle viewing. Guest presenter

Rex Watters, DNR Wildlife Specialist of Monroe Lake, will share his experiences during the 1980s Eagle Reintroduction Program and interesting information about eagles found in your part of the state. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Participants can also bring a sack lunch. Kid's activities and crafts will be available from 11 a.m. till 2:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required with a $5 per person program fee. Participants 5 years of age and younger attend at no charge.

Dress for the weather and don't forget to bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras! Have vehicles fueled for the driving tour.

For more information regarding this event, call the Patoka Lake Nature Center at (812) 685-2447.

Patoka Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2953.htm) is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.



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