The Ottumwa Courier

Local News

December 19, 2009

Trails Council plans Eagle Walk

OTTUMWA — Winter has arrived, and there is no better time to grab your winter gloves and cozy coat and go for a walk!

The fourth annual Eagle Walk will be Jan. 10 at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

Activities begin at 9 a.m. and will continue throughout the day. Celebrate Ottumwa’s spectacular eagles and enjoy talented works by local photographers on exhibit.

Speakers from the Audubon Center of the North Woods out of Sandstone, Minn., will lead programs on avian resources and natural resources. They will also bring live birds to the program including an American kestral, an owl and a red-tailed hawk.

After the program, the public may join the Wapello County Trails Council for a walk along Ottumwa’s trail beside the Des Moines River. Bring your cameras— eagles are out in full force along the river this winter.

The photo competition is sponsored by The Photo Shop and Ottumwa Courier. Area residents are invited to enter this amateur photography contest. Forms may be picked up at Hy-Vee Drug or The Photo Shop.

Prints may be entered in five categories: Eagles, barns, black and white; open division; and youth division.

All photos must be 8 x 10 or 8 x 12 matted. Photos must include the following information on the back — name, address, category and the digital file or negative for use if selected a winner.

Deadline to submit photos to Hy-Vee Drug or The Photo Shop is Jan. 5. Photos will be judged Jan. 10 with winners announced at noon. Prizes include $50 for each category winner. All entries will be on display Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

More information may be found at www.wapellocountytrails.com.

All proceeds support trail development in Ottumwa and the surrounding area.

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