Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Indiana: Sunrise Eagle Watch at Mississinewa Lake

Greet the morning with bald eagles at Mississinewa Lake’s annual Sunrise Eagle Watch, Jan. 20.

Meet at the Miami State Recreation Area boat launch at 6:30 a.m. to caravan to the largest documented bald eagle roost in Indiana. Participants should dress for the weather and bring binoculars, cameras and spotting scopes.

After the Sunrise Eagle Watch, eat “Breakfast with the Birds.” Breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. at the Mississinewa office in Miami SRA. Birds from Salamonie Raptor Center will be present. Donations will be accepted.

Registration is required by calling (260) 468-2127. Handicapped parking is available at the roost; please make requests during registration.

For more information on other UWIS programs, see dnr.IN.gov/uwis or Facebook.com/UpperWabash.

Mississinewa Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2955.htm) is at 4673 S. 625E. Peru, 46970.

To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov.

 

Media contact: Teresa Rody, interpretive naturalist, Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, (260) 468-2127.