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33rd Annual

Eagle Picture

January 21 - 22, 2017




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

  • View American Bald Eagles in their natural habitat!

  • Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental Exhibits!

  • Insect Zoo!

  • Woodcarvers' Exhibits and Demonstrations!

  • World Bird Sanctuary Live Bird Shows!

  • Seminars, Children's Activities, Unique Items For Sale!

  • Native American Cultural Area!


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Outdoor Activities

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.

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 & ecology with hissing cockroaches, tarantulas, beetles, scorpions & millipedes taught by the Entomology Department of Iowa State University.

CHILDREN PIONEER ACTIVITIES with NAUVOO ON THE ROADSaturday only.

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

SEMINARS

Saturday, 11:00 a.m. American Indian Culture & Traditions, presented by Rudy Vallejo, Eagle Dancer, member of the Kickapoo and Potawatomi Indian tribe and descendant of Chief Shipshewano.

Saturday, 1:00 p.m. Alligator Gar Management & Restoration, presented by Chris Kennedy, Fisheries Regional Supervisor with the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Life Along The Lower Des Moines River, presented by Cherie Haury-Artz, Education Assistant for the Office of the State Archaeologist, the University of Iowa.

Sunday, 1:00 p.m. American Indian Culture & Traditions, presented by Rudy Vallejo, Eagle Dancer, member of the Kickapoo and Potawatomi Indian tribe and descendant of Chief Shipshewano.

RAPTOR AWARENESS PROGRAMS by the World Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis in the 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, Spectacled Owl, Barn Owl, Harris Hawk, Peregrine Falcon & Raven.
See these magnificent birds up close and personal!


Sons of the Pioneer Concert

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Grand Theatre, 26 N. 6th St.


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.



Bald Eagle Appreciation Days is presented by

Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau Foundation
Lee County Conservation Board

See You January 20 - 21, 2018
for the 34th Annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days!


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