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BIRDSEYE – Experience the world of eagles in Indiana with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Visitor Center Jan. 7.
The morning session presented from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. will be followed by an encore afternoon session from noon to 3 p.m. EST. Featured will be a resident bald eagle and great horned owl. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, Department of Natural Resources Hardy Lake interpretive naturalist, will share the life and story of these amazing raptors.
Participants can also join Aron Showalter, Patoka Lake wildlife specialist, and his team as they travel by car caravan to hot spots for eagle viewing. Guest presenter John Castrale, DNR non-game biologist, will share his experiences during the 1980s Eagle Reintroduction Program and interesting information about eagles found in this part of the state.
Pre-registration is required with a $5 per person program fee. Participants 5 years of age and younger can attend at no charge. Dress for the weather and don’t forget to take binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras. Warm refreshments and snacks will be provided during both sessions. Have your vehicles fueled for the car caravan.
For more information regarding the event, call the visitor center at (812) 685-2447 or Patoka Lake Property Office (812) 685-2464.