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Eagles coming to Runge Nature Center

by News Tribune Staff | January 25, 2023 at 4:01 a.m.
Kathy Binkley holds Phoenix, a female bald eagle from the Dickinson Park Zoo in Springfield, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Runge Nature Center during the center's Eagle Adventures event. Along with eagles, other activities included eagle-related arts and crafts, and a nest building activity outside.

Eagle Adventure is coming to Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City on Saturday.

The Missouri Department of Conservation invites the public to learn about eagles at the center, 330 Commerce Drive.

This free event is two-fold with participants invited to observe live eagles up close at the center at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Programs will be provided by staff. The eagles will come from Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield.

Eagle activities, discovery tables and crafts will also be offered in the nature center.

Participants are also invited to the Marion Access on the Missouri River where there will be wild eagle viewing opportunities on a come-and-go basis 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Please be sure to dress for the weather. No registration is required for this event. All ages are welcome.

Marion Access on the Missouri River is located approximately 13 miles north of Runge Nature Center on Missouri Highway 179. Any questions about the event can be sent to Kevin Lohraff at [email protected]

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