Eagle Watching Open House, Feb. 132/13/16
Join in the fun at the Eagle Watching Open House to learn about
bald eagles, see a live eagle from TreeHouse Wildlife Center, and watch for
eagles independently or with refuge rangers from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
13 at the refuge visitor center.
Eagle Watching Open
House activities include:
a.m.-2 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. Refuge volunteers will be stationed with scopes at hot spots
for watching eagles.
11 a.m. Refuge rangers will lead an hour-long eagle
watching walking tour through the Gilbert Lake Division to spot eagles and
learn about bird watching. Sign up by Feb. 12 by calling the visitor center at
618-883-2524 or emailing email@example.com.
12 p.m. A live eagle will be presented during an education
program by TreeHouse Wildlife Center.
1 p.m. Junior Rangers youth nature hike will be led
by rangers and show kids how to identify animals in winter.
This event is
free and open to the public.
The bald eagle
photography exhibit will highlight local professional and amateur photographers
and will be on display at the refuge visitor center Feb. 10-19.
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. 5 to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to HC 82 Box
107, Brussels, IL 62013.
information about the refuge open house, call 618-883-2524 or email email@example.com.