National Eagle Day

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Name: National Eagle Day
Date: June 22, 2019
Event Description:
"Bald Eagles: From Near Extinction to Recovery in Our Lifetime
Paul Bunyan Park/Bemidji Waterfront
>Presentations by local experts, researchers, historians, and native indigenous storytellers
>Games and art activities for kids

Bald Eagle Research & Management - Norway Beach Visitor Center, Chippewa National Forest
>Demonstrate research techniques used to learn about Bald Eagles, tree climbing, eagle banding, nature hike and eagle nest viewing

Active Eagle Nest Viewing - Lake Bemidji State Park, Neilson Spearhead Center www.spearheadmhas.org
>Naturalist-led hike to view active eagle nest in Bemidji State Park and MHAS Neilson Spearhead Center, build an eagle nest kids/family activity at Lake Bemidji State Park


 
Location:
LAKE BEMIDJIWATERFRONT ACTIVITES
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Games, Trivia and art activities for kids all day
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Raffle ticket sales
11:15 - 11:30 am Proclamation Presentation
11:30 - 12:30 pm History display and discussion (John Mathisen)
                           "The eagle's Journey Back  from Near Extinction"  
12:30 - 1:30 pm Eagle / raptor photo booth
1:30 - 2:30 pm  Live Raptor Demonstration
2:30 - 3:00 pm  Wrap (Raffle drawing- need not be present to win)

LAKE BEMIDJI STATE PARK
(STATE PARK ANNUAL STICKER $335 of Daily Vehicle Pass $7 Required)

9:30 -10:30 am  Storytime and Eagle's Nest (migiziwazison) building
4:00 - 4:30  pm    Nature Hike to Eagle's Nest (migiziwazison)

NORWAY BEACH vISITOR CENTER
15830 NORWAY BEACH RD NW FR  2005 CASS LAKE MN 56633
10:00 am Beach Chair eagle watching (bring you own chair)

1:00 pm "Eagles vs Loons" presentation
7:00 pm Bald Eagle Management on the CHippewa Nat'l Forest (audience participational !

NEILSON - SPEARHEAD
48851 county HWY 29

4:00 PM NATURE HIKE TO EAGLE'S NEST
Contact Information:
Chris Tolman - The Nature Connection 218-556-1826
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