Family Eagle Watching Day, Feb. 11

Eagle-Ken Biddle

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. Kids' crafts and activities will be available. 
  • 12-4 p.m.  Eagle watching stations at hot spots around the refuge will feature rangers with viewing scopes. 
  • 12:15, 2:15, and 3:15 p.m.Swan Lake levee tours with refuge manager, 45 min. each (weather permitting); call to register in advance.
  • 1 p.m. A live eagle will be presented during an education program by TreeHouse Wildlife Center. 

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.

All local 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 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.