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Bald Eagle Bonanza
WHAT/WHEN: We'll venture to Conowingo Dam to photograph bald eagles of all ages on Sat., Nov. 17 at 7 a.m. (RAIN/SNOW DATE is Sun., Dec. 2.) MEETING PLACE: Meet at these GPS coordinates:[masked], [masked], on the river side of the permanent restroom building at the end of Fisherman's Park. DIRECTIONS/ADDRESS: Conowingo Dam, 2569 Shures Landing Road, Darlington, MD. (83 miles northeast of the White House.) Directions from maps.google.com: North on I-95 to exit 89. Left/west on Route 155. Right on MD Route 161. Right onto Shures Landing Road and follow it to the river all the way to the restroom building.) Beware that vultures sometimes land on cars & love to chow down on anything rubber! CARPOOL/ALTERNATE PARKING: If the lot is full, you can park at the Conowingo Dam Visitor Center, 4948 Conowingo Rd., Darlington, MD,[masked]. I will call there to see if/when they will have shuttles running to the river. Also, please feel free to set up your own carpools. There is a small park-&-ride lot at I-95 and Route 155 in Darlington, MD at the exit for Conowingo Dam. CONTACT: Please email your cell number to barb22030 AT yahoo DOT com if you want us to look for you and if you want a personalized map and eagle tip sheet. Meanwhile, some basic info on this birding hotspot is posted here: http://www.harfordbirdclub.org/conowingo.html. And the Center for Conservation Biology is the "go-to" place for eagles! https://ccbbirds.org/2009/09/06/conowingo-dam-a-great-place-to-view-eagles-and-to-resight-eagle-bands/ BRING: It is COLD there. Dress for 15 degrees colder than it really is! Consider bringing: coffee/hot chocolate, water, a blanket, super warm shoes, a warm coat, hat, gloves, neck gaiter or scarf, extra batteries, extra memory card(s), charged cell phone, snacks, and maybe even a folding chair. LIABILITY WAIVER: **ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITY: If you attend any of our Nature Photography DC/MD/VA Meetup outings, you agree to the following: I agree to the fullest extent allowed by law to WAIVE, DISCHARGE CLAIMS, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY the Nature Photography DC/MD/VA and its organizer from any and all liability on account of, or in any way resulting from Injuries and Damages, even if caused by their negligence. I further agree to HOLD HARMLESS this Meetup and its organizer from any claims, damages, injuries or losses caused by my own negligence while a participant on the outing. I understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns.

Conowingo Dam

Fisherman's Park, Shure's Landing Road at Susquehanna River · Darlington, md

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