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Bald Eagle Day
Jul 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4
Why is the Bald Eagle our national symbol? How are eagle populations doing in Vermont and North America? Come learn about our resident bald eagles and celebrate our majestic national bird.
10:00-11:00 Face Painting
10:30 Bald Eagle Chat and Egg Crushing Demo
10:30 Songbird Feeding
11:00 Raptor Program
12:00-1:00 Face Painting
1:00 Bald Eagle Nest Building
1:30 Enclosure Tour
2:00 Reptile Encounter
2:45 Raptor Feeding Time
3:30 Raptor Program
Bald Eagle Chat and Egg Crushing Demo
Discover the amazing abilities of our national bird: the Bald Eagle. You’ll find out about their skills and prowess as “fish” eagles, how DDT affected their population and experience the strength of an egg in a hands-on demonstration.
Bald Eagle Nest Building
The biggest nests ever discovered were those of Bald Eagles. On reached an incredible nine feet across and 20 feet deep. Help us gather materials and re-build the VINS Eagle Nest while learning about the efforts it takes for wild eagles to make such a colossal nest.