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31st Annual Eagle Watch At Patoka Lake Jan. 5th

Last updated on Friday, December 28, 2018

(PATOKA) - Feel the wind of an eagle’s wings while experiencing the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Nature Center on Saturday, January 5th from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. during the 31st 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 Brian Finch, Patoka Lake Wildlife Specialist and his team on driving tours to hot spots for eagle viewing. 

Allisyn Gillet, Indiana's Non-game Bird Biologist will share the history of the 1980's Eagle Reintroduction Program and the success of this species. Discover interesting information about eagles found in your part of the state. Other short topics include flight and osprey. 

A catered meal will be provided. Kid's activities and crafts will be available from 12:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. 

The cost is $15 per person. 

Advanced registration is required and can be submitted by calling the Patoka Lake Nature Center at 812-685-2447.

Those participating is asked to dress for the weather and don't forget to bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras.  Have vehicles fueled for the driving tour.  This event is limited to the first 55 registered participants.

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