Bald Eagles http://tspr.org en Keokuk's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days http://tspr.org/post/keokuks-bald-eagle-appreciation-days <p>One of Keokuk's largest tourist events will celebrate a significant milestone over the weekend. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 04:14:10 +0000 Jason Parrott 46851 at http://tspr.org Keokuk's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days Celebrating the Bald Eagle http://tspr.org/post/celebrating-bald-eagle <p>Thousands of bald eagles flock to the Mississippi River every winter to feed at lock and dam sites. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:58:31 +0000 Hope Kirwan 45667 at http://tspr.org Celebrating the Bald Eagle Bald Eagle Appreciation Days http://tspr.org/post/bald-eagle-appreciation-days <p>Organizers hope the recent temperature dip will make it easier for people to watch the bald eagles soar above Keokuk&rsquo;s riverfront this weekend.</p><p>Lee County Conservation Director Tom Buckley says the warmer weather this winter has provided more hunting locations for the eagles.</p><p>He says they have been able to travel up and down the Mississippi River because of the open water.</p><p>Buckley says as the river starts to freeze, the eagles will start to congregate below Keokuk&rsquo;s Lock &amp; Dam because the moving water keeps that area open for hunting.</p> Sat, 21 Jan 2012 00:09:40 +0000 Jason Parrott 8954 at http://tspr.org Bald Eagle Appreciation Days