EAGLE DAY AT THE PDC
JANUARY 26, 2019
10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Each year, the Bald Eagle returns to the Fox River, outside the PDC. Join us in a celebration of all raptors, including Bald and Golden Eagles, hawks and other raptors.
We will have live bird shows, hands-on activities, and engaging crafts. Our special guest, Robert Rosenfield from UW Stevens Point will bring their own special wing-ed friends!
Robert N. Rosenfield: Professor of Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Join Professor Rosenfield and his owl, Coop, as he talks about raptors and the threats they face. He will also talk about his research.
Showtimes for Mr. Rosenfield: 10:30-11:30 AM OR 1:30-2:30 PM
TICKETS NOW ON SALE!
Thank you for purchasing a ticket to one of the Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center shows during our Eagle Day event this Saturday, January 26th. Extreme weather is forecast for this Saturday and therefore Hoo’s Woods is very concerned about the travel and safety of its birds making the trip from the Madison area to the PDC and have asked to reschedule at a later date. Your discounted ticket for Saturday’s event will be honored at the rescheduled event (mid to late April in celebration of Earth Day). In addition, your ticket is still good for entry this Saturday for our Eagle Day event.
Your ticket may be used for the Robert Rosendfield’s shows (at 10:30 or 1:30) if space is available – there is limited seating for these shows.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Reduced Rate Admission for Advanced Sales! Tickets purchased on or by January 25, 2019 are just $5!
Limited seating for live animal show
Cost: $5 for adults, children and seniors.
Each ticket is good for general admission to the PDC from 10am to 4pm on January 26, 2019, as well as seating at ONE of the live animal shows. You will make your selection when you purchase your tickets. Limited seats available-no one will be admitted without a ticket.
Dianne Moller: Hoo's Woods - CANCELLED
Due to extreme weather in the forecast for this Saturday, Hoo’s Woods is very concerned about the travel and safety of its birds making the trip from the Madison area to the PDC and have asked to reschedule at a later date. Ticket holders look for an email from the PDC with more information.
Fan Passes not valid on Eagle Day
EAGLE DAY AT THE - 1000 ISLANDS ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
Celebrate 1000 Islands’ 50 Years of Conservation
7:00 AM-5:00 PM: Free activities inside the nature center including hands-on eagle activities, an eagle craft, coloring contest, door prizes and more!
7:00-8:30 AM: Sunrise Eagle Viewing. Sunrise is at 7:16 am. Sunrise is a great time to catch some of the best eagle activity. Meet at 1000 Islands or at Expera Specialty Solutions on Elm Street and dress appropriately for the cold. Volunteers will be available at the viewing sites from 7:00 am – 5:00 PM, but the sunrise and sunset viewings are highly encouraged.
10:00-11:00 AM: Live American Bald Eagle Presentation. Join us for an opportunity to see a live Bald Eagle up close and learn all about eagle biology, ecology, natural history and cultural connections in an engaging and entertaining presentation by a naturalist interpreter from the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minnesota.
1:00-2:00 PM: Live Bald Eagle Presentation. An encore presentation by the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minnesota.
3:00-4:00 PM: Live Bald Eagle Presentation. An encore presentation by the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minnesota.
4:00-5:00 PM: Sunset Eagle Viewing. Sunset is at 4:58 pm. Sunset is a great time to catch some of the best eagle activity. Meet at 1000 Islands or at Expera Specialty Solutions on Elm Street and dress appropriately for the cold. Volunteers will be available at the viewing sites from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm, but the sunrise and sunset viewings are highly encouraged.
9:00 AM-1:00 PM: Bald Eagle Craft. Stop by the library for a fun eagle craft and possible eagle viewing from the library windows.
10:30 AM: Storytime. Listen to some fun stories about bald eagles and other raptors.
11:30 AM-12:30 PM: “Raptor Rehab: The Trials and Tribulations of Protecting American Bald Eagles and other Raptors” Wildlife rehabilitators from Wildlife of Wisconsin (WOW) will teach us about some of the common threats to our area raptors, meet and hear stories about some of WOW’s educational raptors as well as learn how rehabilitators and even you can protect the magnificent animals yourself.