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DNR plans eagle watches in N. Ind. in Jan., Feb.

– The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is holding events that will give people a chance to view bald eagles in the wild.

The DNR says the events will be held at the largest documented wintering bald eagle roost in Indiana. The Sunrise Eagle Watch on Jan. 18 begins at Mississinewa Lake’s Miami State Recreation Area boat launch in Peru before 6:30 a.m. Participants will caravan to the roost to watch the eagles.

The Traditional Eagle Watch on Feb. 15 and 16 will meet at Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area in Andrews at 3 p.m. both days for an “Eagles in Indiana” program. Participants will then caravan to the roosting site to watch eagles return for the night.