Every year, hundreds of bald eagles migrate up the Mississippi River, feeding on fish as the ice receeds. We celebrate this spring bald eagle migration with our SOAR with the Eagles festival. Each weekend in March enjoy flying bird shows, live animals, our own live eagle programs, a raffle and much more!
Winter is the best time to view both bald and golden eagles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley. We offer guided field trips throughout the winter so you can get great views of these majestic birds in the wild. Led by one of our expert naturalist educators, you’re sure to […]
Our kids’ summer fishing program is a great way to introduce kids’ to angling, learn about the importance of lead-free tackle and feed the bald eagle ambassadors! We provide the gear, you bring the kids! Fishing for Eagles is free with admission to the National Eagle Center.
The Watershed Gallery at the National Eagle Center showcases the beauty and diversity of life in the watershed through the lens of regional creative artists. The veined cottonwood leaf image recalls just one species that is critical to the delicate web of life on which eagles in the region depend.
Celebrating the recovery of the bald eagle and raising awareness of all the species that still need our help. The bald eagle was removed from the endangered species list in in 2007, after more than thirty years. Each year we celebrate with special events and programs.
Teachers, join us for this Flying WILD Workshop and earn 3 CEU’s. Your registration includes the Flying WILD curriculum book, admission to the National Eagle Center and a curriculum resources sheet. Coffee and cookies will be served during the break. Register online today – space is limited to only 20 […]