Family Eagle Watching Day, Feb. 112/11/17
Join in the fun at the Family Eagle Watching Day to learn about
bald eagles, see a live eagle from TreeHouse Wildlife Center, and watch for
eagles independently or with refuge rangers from 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
11 at the refuge visitor center.
Family Eagle Watching Day activities include:
12-4 p.m. The visitor center will be open to provide
information about eagle biology, nesting, and conservation, and a bald eagle
photography exhibit will be on display. Kid’s crafts and an eagle trivia game
will be available.
1 p.m. Refuge rangers will lead an hour-long eagle
watching driving tour to spot eagles and
learn about bird watching. Meet at the Visitor Center, a personal vehicle will be needed.
2:30 p.m. A live eagle will be presented during an education
program by TreeHouse Wildlife Center.
3 p.m. Junior Rangers youth nature hike will be led
by refuge rangers and show kids how to watch for animals in winter.
This event is
free and open to the public.
Bald Eagle Photography Exhibit
A bald eagle
photography exhibit will highlight local professional and amateur photographers
and will be on display at the refuge visitor center Feb. 10-17.
photographers are invited to submit original photographs of bald eagles taken
at Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge or in Calhoun, Jersey and Greene
counties. Photos must be submitted by Friday, Feb. 3 to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to HC 82 Box
107, Brussels, IL 62013.
Photographers must complete a copyright release form to submit with each photo. Click here to download the copyright release form.
For more information, call 618-883-2524.