2017 Ameren Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days
January 7 & 8, 2017

Get out your coats, hats and gloves for one of the most popular winter events at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Ameren Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days will return for its 17th year at the Lake on Saturday, January 7, 2017 and Sunday, January 8, 2017. The first live eagle program held in 1999 attracted 651 participants.  Last year, over 3,700 people attended to make it one of the most successful Eagle Days in years past.

A collective partnership with the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau, Osage National Golf Resort, FaceLift Marketing, School of the Osage Heritage Elementary and Missouri Master Naturalist – Lake of the Ozarks Chapter, announces Ameren Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days 2017 will return to Lake Ozark in January.  Mark your calendars now for January 7 - 8, 2017 for this entertaining and educational event.  Highlights of the program include live eagles from the World Bird Sanctuary with naturalists on hand to answer questions at Osage National Golf Resort.  The programs will begin on the hour each day of the event. Visitors are urged to bring binoculars and cameras for optimal viewing and photo opportunities of wild eagles at Willmore Lodge and below the Bagnell Dam on the Osage River. Activities are also at School of the Osage Heritage Elementary and at the Osage River Access.

At School of the Osage Heritage Elementary three programs will be given by Dickerson Park Zoo. The first is the Day Shift (Hawk), Night Shift (Owl) and Garbage Gal (Turkey Vulture). The second program is the Owl Program. The third program will be the American Bald Eagle Program. The shows will begin at 9:30 am on Saturday and 10:30 am on Sunday rotating every hour. School of the Osage Heritage Elementary will also have activities for kids, coloring contests, and vendors.

This event is FREE and open to the public.  The event will be from 9am – 5:30 pm on Saturday, January 7th and from 10am – 4:30 pm on Sunday, January 8th.  It is the community spirit of the Lake of the Ozarks that makes this annual event possible for all to enjoy.

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2017 Eagle Days Schedule

School of the Osage Heritage Elementary
• Coloring & Photo Contest • Face Painting • Ameren Missouri • Jim Rathert Photography & Mugs
• MO Dept. Conservation • Master Naturalist, Lake of the Ozarks Chapter • MO State Parks
• Adair's Animal Nuisance Trapping • MO State Highway Patrol/Water Patrol • Lake Area Camera Club
• Dickerson Park Zoo presents three shows (rotating hourly):

Saturday, January 7th
9:30 am - The American Bald Eagle
10:30 am - Owls of Missouri
11:30 am - The American Bald Eagle
12:30 pm - Day Shift, Night Shift, Garbage Gal

 

1:30 pm - The American Bald Eagle
2:30 pm- Owls of Missouri
3:30 pm- The American Bald Eagle
4:30 pm- Day Shift, Night Shift, Garbage Gal

Sunday, January 8th
9:30 am - The American Bald Eagle
10:30 am - Owls of Missouri
11:30 am - The American Bald Eagle

12:30 pm - Day Shift, Night Shift, Garbage Gal
9:30 am - The American Bald Eagle
10:30 am - Owls of Missouri

Willmore Lodge
•Wild Eagle Viewing
(Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm; Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Bagnell Dam Access
• Wild Eagle Viewing • Free Hot Chocolate • Eagle Nest Building by the Master Naturalists • Boy Scout Activities
(Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm; Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Osage National Golf Resort
• Live Eagle Programs presented by World Bird Sanctuary
(Hourly: Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm)

Celebration Cruises on the Strip
• Wild Eagle Viewing Cruises ( $15/adult, $10/child)
(Saturday: 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm; Sunday: 2:00 pm)

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Ameren Missouri's Lake of the Ozark Eagle Days is made possible by the Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau, Lake Area Chamber, Osage National Golf Resort, FaceLift Marketing, School of the Osage, Missouri Master Naturalist – Lake of the Ozarks Chapter and Boy Scouts of America. For questions about Ameren Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days please call 1-800-386-5253.