Eagle Watch Weekend 2015

Saturday January 24th, 2015

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Bald Eagle Watch Weekend is set  for Saturday & Sunday,  January 24 & 25, 2015! 

Starved Rock Trolleys will be running all weekend. Unlimited ride wristbands are just $1 per person and may be purchased upon boarding. 

Raptor Programs plus Falcon and  Osprey Programs have been planned! A variety of  events will take place at Starved Rock Lodge, Starved Rock Visitor Center and the IL Waterway Visitor Center. On the day of the show, tickets for raptor shows will be available (at no charge) beginning at 8:00 am at Starved Rock Lodge and 9:00 am at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center.  Advanced tickets will be available for purchase, on-line for $3 each starting January 1 at www.illinoisaudubon.org. Click here for advanced tickets.

Children’s Activities, Educational Exhibits and Eagle Viewing available at all facilities throughout the weekend. The Starved Rock Trolley Shuttles will

 

2015 Bald Eagle Watch Program Schedule
(Saturday, January 24 & Sunday, January 25)

8am Starved Rock Lodge Tickets for day of show available
9am Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Tickets for day of show available
10am Starved Rock Lodge, Starved Rock Room “Birds of Prey” presented by  Illinois Raptor Center
10am Illinois Waterway Visitor Center John James Audubon presents “The Washington Eagle –and other raptors I have known” as portrayed by Brian “Fox” Ellis
10am Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Native American Dancer
11am Starved Rock Lodge, LaSalle Room Illinois Department of Natural Resources Osprey Release Project
11am Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Wildlife Photography — Eagles by Chris Young
Noon Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Native American Dancer
1pm Starved Rock Lodge, Starved Rock Room “Birds of Prey” presented by  Illinois Raptor Center
1 pm Illinois Waterway Visitor Center John James Audubon presents “The Washington Eagle –and other raptors I have known” as portrayed by Brian “Fox” Ellis
1pm Starved Rock Lodge, LaSalle Room Stories from the River Valley, special guest storyteller Steve Seaborn
2pm Illinois Department of Natural Resources Visitor Center, Kaskaskia Room The Art & History of Falconry with Rich Escutia
2pm Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Native American Dancer
3 pm Starved Rock Lodge, Starved Rock Room “Birds of Prey” presented by  Illinois Raptor Center
3pm Illinois Waterway Visitor Center John James Audubon presents “The Washington Eagle –and other raptors I have known” as portrayed by Brian “Fox” Ellis
4:30pm Starved Rock Lodge, Starved Rock Room (note: Saturday only) Youth Owl Calling Contest (note: Saturday only)