Archive for Thursday, March 5, 2009

Eagle Day Event to offer walking tours, nature

March 5, 2009

Eagle Day will be from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Grinter Place, 78th Street and Kansas Highway 32 in Kansas City, Kan.

Tom Farris with the Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance will guide the day filled with history and nature.

Visitors can bring binoculars to watch for eagles from the upper front porch while Farris will conduct walking tours down to the river. To enter the Grinter House, admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors and students, and admission is free for KSHS, Inc. members, current military and children five and under.

Visitors wanting to take the walking tour are encouraged to wear hiking shoes. There may be a water crossing with water ankle-deep. Dress for the woods.

The best time to see eagles will be at sunrise and sunset. The Kaw Valley Heritage Alliance invites you to come see the Kaw River on a personal level and learn about this region’s amazing history.

Anyone wanting to go before 9:30 needs to contact Tom Farris at (913) 709-9982 or


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