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January 12, 2012
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Eagles & Agriculture celebrates 10th year

What began in 2003 with a small group touring Valley ranches during calving season has become one of the most noted birding and wildlife events in the West.

The 10th annual Eagles & Agriculture celebration is Feb. 24-26.

Sponsored by American Land Conservancy, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Authority, a group of Carson Valley ranchers, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Western Nevada Resource Conservation and Development and the Smallwood Foundation that first tour offered the opportunity to view eagles, bald and golden, drawn by the presence of afterbirth.

"The ranchers were well aware of this phenomenon and …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 12, 2012 05:05PM Published Jan 12, 2012 04:58PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.