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Three Special Photography Eagle Watch Cruises Scheduled at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area

18 Nov 2021 7:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Over the months of November, December, January, and February, 35 eagle watch cruises have been scheduled for Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area.  With the help of the Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas (PSNWA), three of those cruises will include special instruction by wildlife photographer Tim Johnson.  Those dates are:

  • Saturday December 4, 2021
  • Saturday January 8, 2022
  • Saturday February 5, 2022

Instruction with hand outs will begin on board the Hobbs State Park boat promptly at 2:30 pm.  Topics Tim will cover:

  • Equipment needed to photograph eagles
  • Proper settings on your camera to get sharp photos of birds in flight
  • Other good spots to photograph eagles in NWA

There will also be an interpreter on board as usual to talk about eagles and to answer your wildlife, Beaver Lake, and Hobbs State Park questions.

All tours depart Rocky Branch Marina punctually at 3:00 p.m. and are limited to 12 participants. Many dates are still available for the Hobbs eagle watch season, November - February.              

Cost: adults $15 + tax, children (age 6-12) $7.50 + tax.  Registration and pre-payment required.  Call 479-789-5000 for more information and to register.  COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES ARE IN EFFECT FOR GUEST AND STAFF SAFETY.

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