Witness the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor and outdoor programs
at Patoka Lake Nature Center on Saturday, Jan. 6.
The 30th annual Eagle Watch runs from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. EST.
Visitors can see the nature center’s resident bald eagle and other live
raptors as Patoka Lake interpretive naturalist Dana Reckelhoff shares
the stories of these birds of prey.
Patoka Lake wildlife specialist Brian Finch and his team will lead
driving tours to hot spots for eagle viewing.
DNR nongame bird biologist Allisyn Gillet will explain the history of
the 1980s eagle reintroduction program and the success of the species.
A catered meal will be provided. Kids activities and crafts will be
available from 12:45 to 4 p.m.
The cost is $15 per person. Advanced registration is required by calling
(812) 685-2447. The event is limited to the first 55 registered
Dress for the weather and remember to bring binoculars, spotting scopes
Patoka Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2953.htm
is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.