National Eagle Center working towards expansion

The expansion of the National Eagle Center in Wabasha is coming closer to reality.

The Center recently received $8 million from state bonds to help improve the center’s nearly 12 year old building.

The new facility will help the Center to create a better learning environment for students and eagles to connect.

“Right now they’re in a flat, seated where people that are sitting in the back don’t have the opportunity to see that Eagle quite as nice as we’d like for them to be able to see, so we’re working on more of a stadium seating, where everybody will have a great opportunity to see that eagle,” said Scott Mehus, Education Director for the National Eagle Center.

The National Eagle Center has a capital campaign underway to match the $8 million from the state.

You will also get a chance to catch one of the Center’s eagles on News 8 This Morning next Monday.

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