PUBLISHED: 6:03 PM on Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Jamie Sorg with Justice, a bald eagle rescued by the Juneau Raptor Center, at the University of Alaska Southeast's Evening at Egan Lecture series featuring British Columbia author and naturalist David Hancock on Nov. 4. JRC and Anchorage's Bird Treatment & Learning Center will release four rehabilitated wild eagles at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the 11th annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines, Nov. 9-13. The American Bald Eagle Foundation, which hosts the festival, is offering a day-trip from Juneau on an Allen Marine catamaran for the Saturday events. The trip departs Don Statter Harbor on Auke Bay at 7:30 a.m., with a return from Haines departing at 3:30 p.m. All ground transportation, as well as guided nature viewing, and the day's festival events, are included in the day trip. Tickets, $80 for adults and $55 for children under 10, are available at Hearthside Books and the Wee Fishie Shoppe in Juneau.