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January 5, Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Clinton, Iowa, and Fulton, Ill., Eagle Watch, Lock & Dam 13, Clinton Community College, viewing, programs, exhibits, bus shuttle, 815-259-3628.

January 5 to February 17, weekends
9:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m., Rock Island, Ill., Eagle Watch Clock Tower Tours, Mississippi River Visitor’s Center, 309-794-5338, reservations.

January 19, Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dubuque, Iowa, Bald Eagle Watch, Lock & Dam 11, A.Y. McDonald Park, viewing, programs, indoor exhibits, trolley shuttle, 563-556-4372 or 563-582-0881.

January 12, Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Muscatine, Iowa, Bald Eagle Watch, Lock & Dam 16, Riverside Park, viewing, programs, 563-263-7913.

January 12-13, Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rock Island, Ill., Quad Cities Bald Eagle Days, QCCA Expo Center, programs, art show, environmental fair, Native American dancing, 309-794-5338 or Arlynn Hartwig 309-788-2543.

January 26-27, Saturday & Sunday
8 a.m. to noon, Cassville, Wis., Bald Eagle Days, Riverside Park, Cassville High School, viewing, programs.

January 26-27, Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday 1 to 4 p.m., LeClaire, Iowa, Bald Eagle Watch, Lock & Dam 14, Mississippi Valley Welcome Center, viewing, indoor programs, 563-322-3911 x120.

February 23, Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prairie du Chien, Wis., Bald Eagle Appreciation Day, Wisconsin Welcome Center, viewing, exhibits, programs, 800-732-1673.

March 7-9, Friday to Sunday, Wabasha, Minn., Soar with the Eagles, National Eagle Center, viewing, exhibits, programs, 877-332-4537.

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From the January-February 2008 Big River Magazine

Click on cities in red for Eagle Watch info.

Indoor-Outdoor Viewing Every Day

Wings Over Alma, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., exhibits, N. Main St., downriver from Lock & Dam 4, Alma, Wis., 608-685-3303.

National Eagle Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., exhibits, programs, end of Pembroke Ave., Wabasha, Minn., 877-332-4537, admission.

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