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State / Province Tennessee
Name of Event: Eagle Watch Weekend
Location: Celina, TN; Dale Hollow Lake, Depart via barge from Lillydale Recreation Area (see directions on Corps web site)
Sponsor: Corps of Engineers
Schedule: 3rd and 4th Saturdays of each January; Depart Lillydale Recreation Area at 9:30 a.m via open barge; arrive at least 15 minutes early.
Description: Eagle viewing via up to 3-hour free barge tour on Dale Hollow Lake
Web Site: http://www.lrn.usace.army.mil/op/DAL/rec/eagle_watch_reservations.htm
Email: Chief.Public-Affairs@lrn02.usace.army.mil
Telephone: 931-243-3136 (Advance reservations are required and are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, but check the above web site for updates due to possible changes).
State / Province Tennessee
Name of Event: Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival
Location: Tiptonville, TN (NW TN); Airpark Inn, Reelfoot State Park
Sponsor: Reelfoot Lake Tourism Council, Reelfoot Lake State Park, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Schedule: First Fri, Sat and Sun of February
Description: Bus tours; pontoon tours if weather permits. Bird of prey program, educational presentations.
Web Site: http://www.reelfoot.com/eagle_festival_122905.htm
Email: webmaster@reelfoot.com
Telephone: Call Reelfoot Lake State Park at 800-250-8617 for reservations. Call US Fish and Wildlife at 731-538-2481 for small group reservations.
State / Province Tennessee
Name of Event: Eagle Watching Tours & Programs
Location: Tiptonville, TN; Reelfoot Lake State Park Airpark Inn
Sponsor: Reelfoot Lake State Park
Schedule: Early Jan - Early Mar (Check contact info below for details)
Description: Experienced park naturalists lead daily bald eagle and waterfowl bus tours from early January through early March. Eagles can be seen perching, flying or soaring, and snatching a fish or waterfowl from the lake. Telescopes for viewing and intriguing information about the natural and cultural history of the wildlife and area are provided. Programs by invited guest speakers or park staff are offered every Saturday night during the winter eagle season. These programs cover a wide variety of themes such as bald eagles, Reelfoot Lake, photography, history, other interesting topics, and live birds of prey demonstrations. Live birds of prey exhibits offer visitors an opportunity to view up close these magnificent creatures and to learn of their importance in nature. Bald Eagle and Waterfowl Tours reservations are required and can be made by calling one of the numbers below.  Programs reservations for groups can be scheduled by calling the park visitor center staff at 1-731-253-9652.
Web Site: http://state.tn.us/environment/parks/ReelfootLake/
Email: webmaster@reelfoot.com
Telephone: 800-250-8617 or 731-253-7756