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Osprey Watch, Patoka Lake
Start Date: 6/23/2018Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 6/23/2018End Time: 3:30 PM
Event Description:
Cost: $15
Children are welcome to attend.
Children 5 and under are free.
Cruise around the lake by boat and car during this special program all about osprey from 10:00am- 3:30pm on Saturday, June 23 at Patoka Lake. Osprey are a unique, migrating bird of prey that frequents our area during its breeding season before returning to South America for the winter. Join in driving tours around the lake as well as boat tours to view these birds up close. Hear from Allisyn Marie-Gillet, Indiana's Non-game Bird Biologist, who will share the history of this remarkable reintroduction program and the success of this species that is making a remarkable return to Indiana! Other topics include adaptions and flight. Advanced registration is required and can be submitted by calling the Patoka Lake Nature Center at (812) 685-2447. Lunch is provided during this program at no additional cost. Dress for the weather and don't forget to bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras! Have vehicles fueled for the driving tour. This event is limited to the first 55 registered participants.
*Boat tour sponsored by Gilligan's Boats*
Location Information:
Patoka Lake
3084 N. Dillard Road
Birdseye, IN 47513
Crawford
Phone: (812) 685-2464
Contact Information:
Name: Dana Reckelhoff
Phone: 812-685-2447
Email: DReckelhoff@dnr.IN.gov
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  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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