Upper Wabash Interpretive Services group to attend winter eagle viewing

The staff and volunteers of Upper Wabash Interpretive Services will lead a caravan to Indiana's largest documented winter eagle roost on Feb. 2 and 3.

The Eagle Watch will begin at Salamonie Interpretive Center at 3 p.m. both days.

The program begins with a short overview of Indiana bald eagles and caravan to the roost to watch the eagles come in for the night.

Belle the bald eagle, from As Wings of Eagles, Inc., will be at the Feb. 2 Eagle Watch with her handler, Zach Walker.

On Feb. 3, Jefferson, the bald eagle from Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab, will be in attendance.

Both eagle handlers will be accepting donations.

A bus will be available and there is a fee to ride.
Registration is requested.

Those attending should dress for the weather and bring binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras.

Coffee and hot chocolate will be available for a donation.

The center is in Lost Bridge West Recreation Area, Ind.-105, in western Huntington County.

For more information or to register, call 468-2127.