SOAR News & Notes

Decorah FAQ 2023

19 July 2023

Frequently asked questions (and answers) about bald eagle ambassador Decorah Can you believe that Decorah is now 9!? Where has time gone? What happened to Decorah that he is now…


Decorah Turns Seven

7 April 2021

SOAR ambassador bald eagle Decorah is another year older! Decorah (FKA D20) hatched on 7 April 2014 in the famous Decorah Bald Eagle nest at the Decorah Trout Hatchery. Decorah…


Decorah – A day in the life!

22 June 2020

It’s been six years since D20 was admitted to SOAR after a too-soon-fledge (22 June 2014), enjoy this video compilation of Ambassador Decorah to commemorate! Check out this FAQ (and…

Feb 2016

Decorah grows up: You can see it in his feathers!

5 April 2018

Bald eagles are a most striking and stately bird. The bright white head and tail can show up along tree lines, roosts, and glisten amidst a dense fog. Even the…


Summer happenings at SOAR

17 August 2017

Ongoing maintenance is something that every business owner, home owner, and even landowner needs to do! This summer at SOAR, the ‘hawk house’ had new galvanized window screen attached to…