Tour space selling out for Eagles & Agriculture
February 13, 2012
Tickets are sold out for three of the Eagles & Agriculture tours.
The 1:30 p.m. Raptor Highways and Byways tours on Feb. 24 and 25, along with the Raft/Kayak tour on Feb. 26 have sold out.
Organizers said the Ranch and Eagle tour, Owl Prowl and remaining Raptor and river tours are getting closer every day to sold out, but spots are still available.
The White Siberian Goshawks scheduled for the Friday night dinner has been replaced by Corey Dalton’s male Harris Hawk and a Red Tailed Hawk.
The private ranch and eagle tour Saturday morning includes a luncheon. Attendees will learn about Carson Valley ranching and conservation plus have the opportunity to observe birds of prey from vantage points not available to the general public.
The Owl Prowl will visit several Valley barns along with the Nature Conservancy in Genoa to watch a falcon demonstration.
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Professional photographer Doug Dill is leading the photography workshop that includes three hours of classroom instruction Saturday night, and three hours of hands-on photography Sunday morning.
The 10th annual Eagles & Agriculture is 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, the Smallwood Foundation, Lahontan Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy and other members of conservation community.
Participants are encouraged to bring extra camera film, batteries, binoculars and sunscreen to all events.
Prices, registration and a full schedule of events are available online at http://www.visitcarsonvalley.org or Carson Valley Visitors Authority, (800) 727-7677.