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Bald Eagle Appreciation Days

American Bald Eagle in Keokuk

               View American Bald Eagles in their natural habitat!

               Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental Exhibits!

               Woodcarvers' Exhibits and Demonstrations!

               World Bird Sanctuary Live Bird Shows!

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

             


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. 


 
Native American Activities
 
Baymont Inn
325 Main Street
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
 
NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVITIES will be held in the lower level of the Baymont Inn this year with exhibits, dancing & drumming. 

 


River City Mall Indoor Activities

300 Main Street
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 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 ROAD.  Saturday only.

TRI-STATE WOODCARVERS SHOW 
features items shaped by carvers from the Midwest.  Wood-carving contest, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. followed by an auction at 2:00 p.m.  Located in the River City Mall this year. 


SEMINARS on SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018

11:00 a.m.
“The Value of Native Pollinators”
Presented by Angella Moorehouse, Natural Areas Preservation Specialist, Illinois Nature Preserves Commission
1:00 p.m.
“Iowa’s County Park System - #AWESOME!” Presented by Tom Hazelton, CEO, Iowa’s County Conservation System
2:00 p.m.
“Black Footed Ferret” Presented by Tom Buckley, Retired Director, Lee County Conservation Department

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
Featured raptors this year are the American Bald Eagle, African Bateleur Eagle, Golden Eagle, Australian Wedgetail Eagle & Raven
See these magnificent raptors up close and personal!

 



Bald Eagle Appreciation Days is presented by
Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau Foundation
Lee County Conservation Board

See You January 19 - 20, 2019 for the 35th Annual Bald Eagle Appreciation Days!