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Posted 1/25/2017

Release no. 17-005


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Muscatine Ranger Station
563-263-7913

Muscatine, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites the public to enjoy a day of eagle viewing and activities.  The annual Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch will take place Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pearl City Station in Riverside Park, 100 Harbor Drive, Muscatine, Iowa.

There will be live birds of prey programs at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. inside Pearl City Station presented by Naturalists from Wildlife Prairie Park. Spotting scopes will be set up to view eagles at Pearl City Station and Lock and Dam #16, which is located 1.3 river miles upstream of the Muscatine Bridge, 33109 102nd Ave W, Illinois City, Illinois.   Staff from several local agencies and organizations will have booths inside Pearl City Station sharing information about conservation and the environment.  There will be a craft area for kids and hot chocolate and coffee will be available to help folks warm up. All activities for this event are free.  For more information, please contact the Muscatine Ranger Field Station at (563) 263-7913.