Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville

Published March 14, 2019

For Immediate Release:
3 January 2019
Release No.: 19-10

Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville

Lake Shelbyville – Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. The center will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. with three different opportunities for event participants to view birds up close. First, a 30 minute bald eagle program for kids is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. At 11:00 a.m., there will be a 1 hour “talk and gawk” session where a live bald eagle and presenter will be available for visitors to photograph and ask questions to the Illinois Raptor Center staff. Finally, a one hour show at 12:30 p.m. will feature appearances from many different North American Birds of Prey.
This event is offered free of charge, however space and seating is limited. Please contact the Lake Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reserve free tickets for the Bald Eagle program for kids and the Birds of Prey show. Tickets can be reserved either by phone, email, or in person at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office. The Project Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information or to reserve tickets, call (217)774-3951 X 2 or email lakeshelbyville@usace.army.mil.

Ashley Florey
(217) 774-3951 X7005

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