Bald eagle workshop in Flagstaff this weekend

Find out where bald eagles go for the winter and more at the Arizona Game and Fish Department's Annual Bald Eagle Workshop in Flagstaff on Saturday Feb. 23.

The free workshop will be divided into two sessions. Each will include a lecture followed by a field trip to observe eagles. The first session begins at 9 a.m. and the second starts at 11 a.m. The lectures will be held at the Arizona Game and Fish Department office on Lake Mary Road.

Game and Fish Bald Eagle Management Coordinator James Driscoll talks about wintering bald eagles, Arizona's resident eagle population and eagle identification.

"This workshop has always been a big success here in Flagstaff and we hope this year's will have a great turnout as well," says Arizona Game and Fish Public Information officer Shelly Shepherd. "It is great to see so many people interested in wildlife in northern Arizona."

Anyone interested in attending must register with the Game and Fish Flagstaff office at 928-774-5045 by 4 p.m. on Friday Feb. 22. People are reminded to dress appropriately, bring binoculars, bird field guidebooks, snacks and water.

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