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Take an Eagle Watch Cruise in January or February

02 Jan 2018 11:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Conservation Area offers eagle watch tours on Beaver Lake November 2017 through February 2018.  The following are the eagle watch tour dates for January and February.  Reservations can be made at any time by calling Hobbs State Park at the number below.

Eagle Cruise Dates:

January:  6,7,13*,14,15,19,20,21,27,28

February:  3,4,10,11,17,18,19,24,25

*Special attention is being placed on the January 13, 2018 tour.  This tour is for beginners who are interested in photographing eagles.  Participants do not need a huge, expensive lens, only one rated “telephoto”.

Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas member, Tim Johnson, will provide a pre-cruise lecture on proper camera use when photographing eagles.  He will also be on board the cruise to continue to help participants.  The lecture will take place at the Hobbs State Park visitor center at 2:00 pm.  Following Johnson’s talk, the group will caravan to Rocky Branch Marina, and then embark on a 1 ½ hour eagle watch cruise.  Participants on this special cruise must be 16 years or older.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Adults $10.00 + tax.  For more information and to make reservations call: 479-789-5000


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