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Bald Eagle Day

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directions 1503 SE 6th St, Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Date Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:00am - 3:00pm
Duration   5h

Des Moines Parks and Recreation is teaming up with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Fellowship Baptist Church to host Bald Eagle Day. All ages are welcome, there will be children's activities and the event is free and open to the public.

Inside Fellowship Baptist Church, you will be able to warm up, relax, have a snack and listen to presentations. S.O.A.R. (Saving Our Avian Resources) will present a live education ambassador bald eagle.

From 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. there will be spotting scopes and people on the SE 6th Street Bridge to assist with viewing some of the wild Bald Eagles in Des Moines.

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Repeats? No

Tall-grass prairie used to cover 70-80% of Iowa. Less than 0.1% of the original tall-grass prairie remains!