BALD EAGLE EVENTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER



BALD EAGLE EVENTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Click "Bald Eagle Days" at www.missriver.org. To see a video of eagles from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, go to www.iowadnr.com/video/index.html.
Eagle Watch at the Quad City Expo Center, Rock Island, Ill.; (309) 794-5338. Weekends through Feb. 18, Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.; 4 adults, 1 for children.
Bald Eagle Watch, Mississippi Valley Welcome Center, LeClaire, Iowa; (563) 322-3911, ext. 120. Outdoor viewing at Lock and Dam 14, Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Jan. 28, 1 to 4 p.m. Indoor programs, Jan. 27, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and Jan. 28, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
U.S. FISH & amp; WILDLIFE SERVICE
Places to see bald eagles at www.fws.gov/refuges/generalinterest/viewingBaldEagles.html. Listings include:
Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Woodbridge, Va., where wintering usually eagles feed in the Great Marsh.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, Md., where 200 bald eagles typically spend the winter.
Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal River, Fla., where bald eagles usually winter on the banks of the Chassahowitzka River. Visitors can take boat tours, rent canoes or bring their own boats.
OTHER BALD EAGLE EVENTS
Connecticut Audubon Society's 2007 Eagle Festival, Essex, Conn., Feb. 17-18, www.ctaudubon.org/about/eaglefestival.htm. Guided boat tours for eagle-watching on the Connecticut River. Tickets for 10 a.m. and noon tours, 40; for 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., adults 35, children 12 and under, 20. Children 4 and under free on all boats. Reservations required: (800) 714-7201.
Eagle watches in Northeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware River, Rio Reservoir and Lackawaxen River, sponsored by the Pocono Environmental Education Center, www.peec.org, (570) 828-2319. Eagles & amp; Winter Raptors Watch, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 35 (preregistration required). Eagle Watch, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 30 (preregistration required). "Where Eagles Soar," Feb. 16-18, field trip and lectures, 180 (including two nights lodging and six meals), at the Pocono Environmental Education Center in Dingmans Ferry, Pa. (preregistration required). In Lackawaxen, Pa., guided eagle excursions ( 10 a person) every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. through Feb. 25, sponsored by the Eagle Institute, www.eagleinstitute.org, (845) 557-6162 or (570) 685-5960.

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