Eagles in our area typically hatch around the third week of April. Since we’re not sure exactly when our eagle ambassadors hatched, we use April 22nd, or Earth Day, as our eagles’ hatch day. On that day, they each get a year older and we celebrate with special enrichment activities.

Live Eagle Programs

Enjoy a live eagle program during your visit! Programs will be at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Seating in the classroom is limited and filled on a first come, first serve basis. Please allow yourself plenty of time for arrival – we recommend planning to arrive at least 30 minutes beforehand.

Special Guest: Jim Ramsdell

Artist Jim Ramsdell of Our Shared Planet (currently on exhibit in the Watershed Gallery) will be on-site all day Saturday and Sunday working on his latest creation – a life-sized soaring bald eagle! Jim will be at the National Eagle Center with his mobile solar-powered trailer workshop.  Stop by and see him working, tour his workshop and watch his creative process in action.