Eagle Watch Weekend 2020

The Eagle Watch Weekend is a two-day event, which celebrates the American Bald Eagle in Illinois. This event will offer many programs, activities and exhibits occurring simultaneously at three locations: The Starved Rock Lodge, Illinois Waterway Visitors and the Starved Rock Visitors Center, which they are all within a short driving distance. 

You could hop-on and hop-off a trolley that is conveniently connected to all venues. A $2.00 all-day armband will be available for purchase on the trolley. 

Here is the 2020 Lineup of programs and events to expect: 

Starved Rock Lodge Great Hall West: 

This is a free event, however you do need a ticket in order to enter. Free tickets will be available on Saturday and Sunday starting at 8am in Starved Rock Lodge, Great Hall West

Ameren Avian Protection Program 

Certified Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary Program 

Flying WILD 

Illinois Beach State Park Hawkwatch 

Illinois Department of Natural Resources 

Illinois River National Wildlife & Fish Refuges 

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Millikin National Tallgrass Prairie 

Millikin University 

The Conservation Foundation 

The Wetlands Initiative 

U of I Extension Master Naturalists (LaSalle County) 


Illinois Waterway Visitor Center 

Starved Rock Visitors Center


If you’ve never witness seeing an Eagle in person, this will be the perfect event for you. Gather up the entire family and make this a fun family weekend surrounded by nature. 

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/441982003386366/

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