Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. The center will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 2 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 a.m. At 11 a.m., there will be a one-hour "question and answer" 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 shows. 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 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

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