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Discover Bald Eagles
Contact: Jean Van Tatenhove, 320-629-2148
Discover Bald Eagles at the St. Croix River Visitor Center
Bald eagles are now nesting along the St. Croix River! Join the National Park Service on Saturday, April 9 for a day of learning and celebration of our national symbol.
Saturday, April 9, 10:00 a.m.
Following the presentation, especially for families:
University of Minnesota Raptor Center Live Bald Eagle and Bird Display, 11:00 to 1:00
Meet a real bald eagle and several other birds of prey. Staff from the Raptor Center will answer questions about the birds.
Junior Ranger Program: Life of Riverway Bald Eagles, 1:00
Learn about the life history of bald eagles throughout a year on the river by acting out their behaviors. This fun program, along with other activities developed for children ages 8 – 12, will help you to earn a National Park Junior Ranger badge and certificate.
Visitors can also look through a spotting scope for bird activity on the St. Croix River
This program is free and open to the public. It will take place at the St. Croix River Visitor Center, 401 North Hamilton Street, in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
Did You Know?
Water boatmen have no gills but rather trap air with the hairs on their legs and the air bubble encircles their bodies, making them appear shiny. Their front legs are short, their middle legs are long and slender and their back legs are shaped like paddles fringed with hair.