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Winter Home of Large Concentration of Bald Eagles
on the Mississippi River!

31st Annual

Eagle Picture

January 17 - 18, 2015

View eagles in their Natural Habitat
Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental Exhibits
Woodcarvers' Exhibits and Demonstrations
World Bird Sanctuary Live Bird Show
Interesting Seminars & More!

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

View Bald Eagles in their Natural Habitat
Mississippi Riverfront Victory Park & Southside Boat Club
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Personnel from the Lee County Iowa Conservation Board, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the US Army Corps of Engineers will staff viewing points. Spotting scopes are available free of charge.

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River City Mall Indoor Activities
300 Main Street
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

AGENCY DISPLAYS from the Lee County Iowa Conservation Board, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the US Army Corps of Engineers showcase their efforts of protecting, preserving and maintaining our natural habitat.

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY INSECT ZOO. Hands-on lessons in biology and ecology with hissing cockroaches, tarantulas, beetles, scorpions and millipedes taught by the Entomology Department of Iowa State University.

CHILDREN PIONEER ACTIVITIES with NAUVOO ON THE ROADSaturday only.

CZECH AND SLOVAK CULTURAL AREA featuring an historical display by the National Czech and Slovak Museum. Music by The Czech Plus Band.

NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL AREA. Learn about Native American heritage. Coordinated by the Thunderbird Society.

SEMINARS

Saturday, 11:00 a.m.
INVASIVE PLANTS OF THE TRI-STATE AREA
Presented by Sean Jenkins, Associate Professor of Plant Ecology, Director of Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Station, Western Illinois University.

Saturday, 1:00 p.m.
GOATS ON THE GO!
A couple of Story County entrepreneurs have a different take on how to get rid of unwanted vegetation: Goats!

Saturday, 3:00 p.m.
BUTTERFLIES OF IOWA
Presented by Dennis Schlicht, an advanced placement biology instructor in Cedar Rapids who has studied butterflies for more than forty years.

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RAPTOR AWARENESS PROGRAMS

 World Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis
River City Mall Plaza Cinema

Saturday, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00
Sunday, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 & 3:00

Raptors featured this year are the American Bald Eagle, Tawny Owl, White-Naped Raven, Peregrine Falcon & Harris Hawk. See these magnificent birds up close and personal!

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WOODCARVERS SHOW
Baymont Inn, 325 Main St.,
Saturday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm & Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Wood-carving contest, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. followed by an auction at 2:30 p.m.

SOUTHSIDE BOAT CLUB BREAKFAST, Saturday 8 am - 11 am.

POLKA DANCE & MUSIC with the CZECH PLUS BAND
Knights of Columbus Hall, 11 N. 6th St., 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Free admission.
Sponsored by the Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau.


Bald Eagle Appreciation Days is presented by

Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau Foundation
Lee County Conservation Board

See You January 16 - 17, 2016
for the 32nd Annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days!


Keokuk Area Convention and Tourism Bureau
429 Main St. | Keokuk, IA 52632
319.524.5599
info@keokukiowatourism.org