The Ottumwa Courier


December 20, 2013

2014 Bald Eagle Watch Events

Ottumwa Bald Eagle Watch

Jan. 11, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Bridge View Center on the Des Moines River

For more information contact 641- 684-4303

Clinton Bald Eagle Watch

Jan. 4, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Outdoor viewing: Lock and Dam 13

Live Bird and Nature Programs: Clinton Community College, 9:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Exhibits: Clinton Community College from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Free bus service from college to the outdoor viewing area.

For more information call 815-259-3628

Mississippi River Visitor Center, Arsenal Island, Rock Island, Ill.

Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 11– Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Combination Eagle Watch and Historic Clock Tower Tours

Reservations are recommended as group size is limited.

For more information contact Visitor’s Center Staff at 309-794-5338

*Quad Cities Bald Eagle Days

Jan. 11-12, 4 – 8 p.m., Friday (school day), 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday

QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Ill.

Live Eagle and Bird of Prey Programs by The World Bird Sanctuary

Special Attractions

Wildlife Art Show and Sale and Environmental Fair

For more information contact the Mississippi River Visitor Center 309-794-5338 or Arlynn Hartwig 309-788-2543

*Dubuque Bald Eagle Watch

Jan. 18

Outdoor viewing south of Lock and Dam 11, A.Y. McDonald Park 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Live Eagle and Bird of Prey Programs by The World Bird Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 and 3 p.m.

Indoor Exhibits from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Grand River Center - Port of Dubuque

Trolley rides from Grand River Center to outdoor viewing area

For more information call 563-556-4372 or 563-582-0881

*Keokuk Bald Eagle Days

Jan. 17-19

Indoor programs and Environmental Fair at the River City Mall, Keokuk

Live Eagle Programs Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Outdoor viewing along the river front

For more information call 1-800-383-1219

Coralville Bald Eagle Watch

Feb. 8

Indoor Expo

Outdoor viewing at Tailwater West Picnic Shelter downstream from the dam at Coralville Lake

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