Eagle Days at Smithville Lake will allow area residents to watch waterfowl and bald eagles this weekend at viewing stations.
Spotting scopes will help visitors get a closer view, and conservation agents and park rangers will be there to help spot and identify wildlife.
Eagle Days is a free event hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Clay County Department of Parks and Recreation. The event includes indoor nature programs and wildlife viewing opportunities outdoors.
General activities will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
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Live predatory bird programs will be presented indoors by Operation Wildlife at the Paradise Pointe Golf Course clubhouse in Little Platte Park, 18212 Golf Course Road in Smithville. Operation Wildlife rescues injured birds of prey, and those that cannot be returned to the wild are featured in educational programs.
Programs will be presented at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. They will begin at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Viewing station locations will be available at Paradise Pointe.
Also on display will be nature exhibits by other public and private conservation organizations.
For information, call 816-532-0174.