PIERRE, S.D. - Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge in northern Brown County announces that Eagle Day is set for Noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 26, at refuge headquarters.
Eagle Day is an open house event that celebrates the spectacular spring migration through Sand Lake Refuge and the James River Valley. It is a day filled with free programs and activities the entire family will enjoy, including a live Bald Eagle and Birds of Prey exhibit, guided wildlife tours, waterfowl banding table, the wildlife wizard, art contest display and a variety of games and hands-on activities.
At 1 p.m., a Keynote Speaker will present a program on eagles in the visitor center, and at 3 p.m., there will be a special hands-on kids program about prairie wildlife in the visitor center.
All programs and activities take place at refuge headquarters and are free
and open to the public. Refuge Headquarters is located 8-miles north of
Columbia, on Brown County Hwy 16 or 3-miles south of S.D. Hwy 10 on Brown County Hwy 16.
For more information contact Sand Lake Refuge at (605) 885-6320.