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September 2019

SOAR at 2019 Outdoor Expo – Sunday

29 September 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Des Moines Izaak Walton League and Water Works Park, 4343 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, IA United States
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education screech owl

From Iowa Department of Natural Resources website, "Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by bringing the entire family out for a fun weekend discovering new and exciting ways to enjoy Iowa's outdoors. With over 50 free hands-on activities and daily family presentations, visitor's are able to learn, observe and experience recreation opportunities in the great outdoors." SOAR will present in the Big White Tent about raptors in Iowa, followed by a raptor release by NW gate to the Shooting Sports…

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November 2019

Carroll County Conservation Fall Festival

2 November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Swan Lake State Park, 22676 Swan Lake Dr
Carroll, United States
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Savanna and Taylor
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January 2020

Bald Eagle Days 2020 – Lewis and Clark Visitor Center

January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, 55245 NE-121
Crofton, NE 68730 United States
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bald eagle in flight

SOAR will once again have two Friday evening programs at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center. Come early and view beautiful bald eagles perching in nearby trees! SOAR programs will be at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. View beautiful bald eagles perching in nearby trees, participate in hands-on activities, and watch programs with live raptors, including a bald eagle, presented by SOAR. There will be special displays, handouts and activities for kids. ✹ Programs are available on a first come,…

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Bald Eagle Days 2020 – Lewis and Clark Visitor Center

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, 55245 NE-121
Crofton, NE 68730 United States
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bald eagle in flight

View beautiful bald eagles perching in nearby trees, participate in hands-on activities, and watch programs with live raptors presented by SOAR - Saving Our Avian Resources. There will be special displays, handouts and activities for kids. SOAR programs will be at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. ✹ Programs are available on a first come, first served basis. ✹ Seating is not guaranteed and reservations are not accepted. ✹ Please arrive 45 minutes to 1 hour early…

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Bald Eagle Days 2020 – Lewis and Clark Visitor Center

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, 55245 NE-121
Crofton, NE 68730 United States
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bald eagle in flight

View beautiful bald eagles perching in nearby trees, participate in hands-on activities, and watch programs with live raptors presented by SOAR - Saving Our Avian Resources. There will be special displays, handouts and activities for kids. SOAR programs will be at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. ✹ Programs are available on a first come, first served basis. ✹ Seating is not guaranteed and reservations are not accepted. ✹ Please arrive 45 minutes to 1 hour early…

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February 2020

Des Moines Parks and Rec Bald Eagle Day 2020

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fellowship Baptist Church, 1503 SE 6th St
Des Moines, IA 50315 United States
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eagle with mirror image

The City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with Fellowship Baptist Church to host Bald Eagle Day on the SE 6th Street Bridge. All ages are welcome, there will be children's activities and the event is free and open to the public. Inside Fellowship Baptist Church, you will be able to warm up, relax, have a snack and listen to presentations. SOAR will present a live education ambassador bald eagle. From 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.…

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SOAR at Jester Park Lodge, Saylorville Bald Eagle Watch

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jester Park Lodge, 11121 NW Jester Park Dr
Granger, IA 50109 United States
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soaring bald eagle

Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about the bald eagle, then venture outside to view them in their natural habitat. SOAR will be at Jester Park Lodge from Noon to 4:00 p.m. SOAR live eagle programs at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. Come learn about eagles in Iowa and the perils they face. Other SOAR education ambassadors will also be in attendance!

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August 2020

SOAR Release Livestream Event

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
red-tail released

Tune in! Tune in for a livestream as we release several rehabilitated birds back to the wild in a Story County Conservation area. The Facebook livestream will start at 2:00 p.m. Central. Be sure to watch from the Story County Conservation's Facebook event, they are hosting! We'll do our best to answer questions as they come in... but if we get behind, we'll be sure to answer questions on the event feed later.

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October 2020

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center Livestream 25th Anniversary Raptor Release

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Facebook Live, Online
to be released

Tune in for a livestream as Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center releases three rehabilitated birds of prey back to the wild in Woodbury County! The birds were rehabilitated by SOAR and to commemorate the Nature Center’s 25th Anniversary, nature center staff will release the birds live on Facebook for their virtual celebration. Go to the actual Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center Facebook Page to watch Live. https://www.facebook.com/DorothyPecautNatureCenter/ SOAR is happy to partner with our friends at DPNC and congratulate staff and the…

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December 2020

Facebook Live Chat with Kay

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Facebook Live, Online
Facebook Live

Kay Neumann, SOAR executive director, will be going Facebook live with technical assistance coming from Carroll County Conservation naturalist, Matt Wetrich. They each have something to share with you, but we'll try to leave time for questions from you all! Matt will help field the questions that come in during the live broadcast. Feel free to post questions on this comment for Kay!

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