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Annual bald eagle workshop set for Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Ever wonder where eagles go during the wintertime? Find this out and more at the Arizona Game and Fish Department's annual Bald Eagle Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 17.

The free workshop will be divided into two sessions; each one will include a lecture followed by a field trip to observe eagles. The first session will begin at 9 a.m. and the second at 11 a.m. The lectures will be held at the Arizona Game and Fish Department office at 3500 S. Lake Mary Rd. in Flagstaff.

Guest speakers James Driscoll, raptor management coordinator, and Valerie Horncastle, research biologist, will talk about Arizona's bald eagle program, wintering bald eagles, the state's resident eagle population, and eagle identification.

"We have two great speakers scheduled this year, and I know that everyone attending will enjoy the workshop," said Arizona Game and Fish Public Information Officer Shelly Shepherd. "This is always a popular workshop and it is great to see so many people interested in wildlife in northern Arizona."

Anyone interested in attending will need to register with the Game and Fish Flagstaff office at (928) 774-5045 by 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16. People are reminded to dress appropriately for weather conditions, bring binoculars, bird field guidebooks, snacks and water.

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