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Be An Official Eagle Watcher

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Be An Official Eagle Watcher



Join us for an eagle watching adventure and become an "Official Alton Eagle Watcher." Visit us during the Alton Eagle Festival on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, to receive your eagle watcher's card. Then, come back to see us throughout the season as the eagle counts continue to grow. As you visit the eagle watching hot spots, a Visitor Center representative will initial your card. Fill up your card and return it to the Alton Visitor Center for a chance to win!

What's the prize?
You will receive an eagle t-shirt (until supplies last).
Adult and child sizes are available.


How many eagle watching hot spots will I need to visit? 
You will need to visit five out of the 10 eagle watching hot spots that have visitor centers on-site.

These include:

Alton Visitor Center
200 Piasa St., Alton
Open 7 days a week

Audubon Center at Riverlands
 
301 Riverlands Way, West Alton
Open 7 days a week

Columbia Bottom Conservation Area
 
801 Strotdtman Road, St. Louis
Open Wednesday - Sunday

Elsah General Store
22 La Salle St., Elsah
Open Wednesday - Sunday

Grafton Visitor Center
950 E. Main. St., Grafton
Open 7 days a week

Lewis & Clark State Historic Site

#1 Lewis & Clark Trail, Hartford
Open Wednesday - Sunday

National Great Rivers Museum/Lock & Dam
#2 Lock & Dam Way, Alton
Open 7 days a week

Pere Marquette State Park
13112 Visitor Center Lane, Grafton
Open Monday - Saturday

TreeHouse Wildlife Center

23956 Green Acres Road, Dow
Open 7 days a week

Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge

HCR 82 Box 107, Brussels
Open Monday - Friday


Contest Rules

One shirt per person. Entries must be received by Feb. 20, 2018, by 5 p.m. Employees of the Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau and their immediate family are not eligible to win. Prize is non-transferrable. All names, phone numbers, mailing addresses and emails generated from this entry will not be distributed or sold to any other parties. Entry cards will be distributed at the Alton Eagle Festival and Alton Visitor Center until the cards run out. For additional information, please contact the contest sponsor - Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 258-6645.