14th Annual Eagle Expo & More

Eagle Expo & More
February 22-23, 2019, Morgan City, Louisiana
985-380-8224 * 800-256-2931
To Purchase Tickets:  https://bontempstix.com/events/14th-annual-eagle-expo


FULL REGISTRATION includes the following:
One Boat Tour
Wings to Soar Presentation (Sponsored by Rotary Club of Morgan City)
Friday Night Social
Entrance to Water & Nature Expo, Saturday, February 23, 2019, MD Shannon Elementary School

$105.00 (Tours 1,2,3)  
$130.00 (Tour 4)                      

BOAT TOUR ONLY                                                   
$60.00 (Tours 1,2,3) 
$85.00 (Tour 4) 

$48.00 (Tours 1,2,3) 
$69.00 (Tour 4) 

$48.00 (Tours 1,2,3) 
$69.00 (Tour 4) 

Friday, February 22, 2019                                                  
r9 am, Captain Ivy, (Tour 4)                         
r1 pm, Captain Ivy, (Tour 4)               
r1 pm, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)                  


Saturday, February 23, 2019
r7:30 am, Captain Ivy (Tour 4)           
r8 am, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)                   
r10 am, LUMCON (Tour 3)                  
r11 am, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)                  
r11 am, Captain Ivy (Tour 4)              
r2 pm, Captain Caviar (Tour 1)                   
r2 pm, Captain Billy (Tour 2)              
r2 pm, LUMCON (Tour 3)                              
r2:30 pm, Captain Ivy (Tour 4)



*Please plan to arrive 30 minutes to your boat tour.
Boat Tour #1 - Atchafalaya Basin Tour with John Burke 
Captain Caviar will tour into the Atchafalaya Basin to view the American Bald Eagle. The Atchafalaya Basin is the largest overflow swamp in the U.S. covering over 850,000 acres.  The Basin includes 10 distinct aquatic & terrestrial habitats ranging from large rivers to backwater swamps.  The Basin is most noted for its Cypress-Tupelo Gum swamp habitat and its Cajun heritage.  The basin is home to over 170 bird species and is an important wintering ground for the birds of the Mississippi Flyway. Covered flat bottom boat.  Bathroom on board.  Maximum 20 people.          

Boat Tour #2 - Bayou Black Tour with Billy Gaston (Available for Saturday afternoon only) 
Billy Gaston, swamp tour operator of Cajun Man's Tours will journey into the backwater of Bayou Black, adding his special Cajun touch.  This tour will meander through the old oil and gas canals where you will have the opportunity to see several birds of prey including, of course, Bald Eagles, Ospreys and various species of hawks.  Other birds that are likely to be encountered include various species of ducks, wading birds and some song bird species.  Great tour for families or groups.  Covered flat bottom boat.  Bathroom on board.  Maximum 40 people.                                                                                                                                                                     
Boat Tour #3 - Turtle Bayou Tour with LUMCON                                                                                        
Journey into Turtle Bayou to view Bald Eagles and get a glimpse of an eagle nest.  This tour will also ride through natural bayous that provide for fantastic views and local wildlife.  Other birds likely to be encountered include Anhingas, Double-crested Commorants, Red-shouldered Hawks, White Ibis, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Carolina Chickadees and various species of terns and gulls.  Two boats.  Maximum 6 people on each boat.

Boat Tour #4 - Bayou Long Tour with Captain Ivy                                                                                                
The Bayou Long Tour includes various waterways including Lake Verret, Bayou Magazille, Four Mile Bayou, Grassy Lake, Bayou Cheramie, Bayou Milhomme, and Lake Palourde.  On this tour you will be able to view Bald Eagles and their nests, Blue Heron, Great Egret, Belted Kingfisher, White Ibis and various other species of birds.  One boat.  Maximum 7 people                                               

Water & Nature Expo, Saturday, February, 23, 2019
MD Shannon Elementary School Gymnasiam, 10 am to 4 pm
409 Brashear Avenue, Morgan City, LA  70380
WIngs to Soar Raptor Program, 10 am and 2 pm
Exhibits and presentations on outdoor recreation, wildlife, water safety and protectng St. Mary Parish's natural resources.

Photography Workshop with CC Lockwood, Febuary 22, 2019
Miniumum of 10 students and maximum of 16.  Photography workshiop with a field trip to Bayou Black.  Requires separate registration.  225-245-5008, 227-763-1259, cactusclyd@aol.com