Eagle Watch

bald eagleYou are invited to participate in the 36th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch. Our program is dedicated to the understanding, appreciation, and protection of our national symbol.

Naturalists and volunteers will be on hand to share their enthusiasm and knowledge of these, and other birds of prey. Hundreds of Bald Eagles visit the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge lands each year, from late fall through early spring.

Scout Troop #117 will have food available for purchase throughout the day at CCC.

36th Annual Bald Eagle Watch

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Schedule of Events

9 a.m.

Shuttle busing from Clinton Community College starts and runs through 1 p.m. Viewing at Lock & Dam #13 runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

9:50 a.m.

Pam Steinhaus, USFWS

10 a.m.

The American Bald Eagle and other Raptors
Hoo Haven - Durand, IL

Hoo Haven, from Durand, IL is a Not for Profit organization. They are dedicated to rehabilitating and releasing injured, orphaned and sick wildlife, along with educating people of the importance of conserving Mother Earth.

11 a.m.

Who lives with Eagles
David Stokes, Naturalist - Hales Corners, WI

Using songs, sign-language, live animals, puppets and humor, we will learn about various critters that live with eagles. David Stokes from Hales Corner, WI is a naturalist, humorist and educator. Using live creatures and animal artifacts, songs and short stories, David gets down with his audiences and makes learning fun. He believes that no one is too old to get involved.

12:15 p.m.

Lions, Bobcats and Bears, Oh My!
Jessica Steines, Interpretive Naturalist Clinton County Conservation

1 p.m.

The American Bald Eagle and other Raptors
Hoo Haven - Durand, IL

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Exhibits and Educational Programs
Clinton Community College

For additional information contact:

  • Thomson Park Rangers at (815) 259-3628
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service (815)-273-2732
  • Or visit the following websites: www.stewardsumrr.org