Enjoy a look back at past Tour highlights
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Learning about seed collection and preparation at the Ackerman Native Plant Nursery, Catalina Island
Do not disturb. Eagle-spotting in progress!
Learning about Catalina Island geology at the Nature Center in Avalon Canyon
Eagle-spotting with Captain John King
Pimu, IWS's non-releasable Bald Eagle at Middle Ranch aviary
Ya gotta have friends!
Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) is home to the Rattlesnake bald eagles and a beautiful waterfront. Nest in tree on far left.
The CIMI greeter
Aboard the Miss Christi en route to USC Wrigley Marine Science Center!
Catalina Island fox visitor
Morning adventure on the water
Marine Mammal Care Center's Chris Nagle
Examining marine mammal skulls
Mascots abound at ECA for IWS activities
South Bay Wildlife Rehab staff with non-releasable Red-tailed Hawk, Xena
Always something to learn!
Examining prey remains
Presenters and participants enjoyed lunch and discussions
Dr. Peter Sharpe's presentation on IWS eagle and peregrine programs
Eagle Cam Addicts for IWS and friends with feathers
International Bird Rescue facility
Dr. Becky Duerr explains the features of this exam room at International Bird Rescue.
Brown Pelicans preparing for eventual release
Our favorite, Captain John King, and the Catallac!
Dolphins always get our attention
Scanning the Two Harbors nest territory for an eagle sighting
Treasured friendships, new and old, make the weekend special.
Catalina Island stop to visit the Pennington Marine Science Center
Pennington Marine Science Center at Emerald Bay Boy Scout Camp was our land-stop on Catalina.
Laughing, but still learning!
The shark and ray touch tank was fascinating!
Ready to head back to the mainland
The 2015 Tour may end, but the memories continue to soar.
Institute for Wildlife Studies Bald Eagle Restoration Program's island home
IWS biologist Stephanie Jijon feeding quail to Golden Eagle "Hydi" on the 2012 tour to Middle Ranch, Catalina Island
Bus trips from Avalon to Two Harbors on the 2012 and 2013 tours brought out the 'high fives'.
Raptor Education Group, Inc. founder and director Marge Gibson provided education on eagle rehabilitation.
Catalina's iconic bison love to be on camera.
Marge Gibson of Raptor Education Group, Inc. and Sandra Hunt-von Arb, wildlife biologist, enjoyed the 4th Annual ECA for IWS Tour in 2013.
Bald eagles soaring over the Two Harbors territory: PRICELESS!
What's it all about? The Bald Eagle!
Ports o' Call Restaurant on the Main Channel of the Port of Los Angeles
IWS now monitors the Peregrine Falcon population on the Channel Islands, in addition to the Bald Eagles.
Cabrillo Beach - the perfect location!
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's "pet shark".
A microcosm of local marine life.
Eagle Cam Addicts for IWS semi-official portrait for 2014
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium educator and biologist Jim DePompei teaches about the mini-ecosystem in giant kelp root systems.
Investigating this "sailor of the sea" up close.
Microscopes! Organisms! Animals! Oh my!
The 2014 tour included a charter trip on Afishinado's Catallac to the West End and Two Harbor eagle territories.
Great boat, great captain, great day!
Travelers get their first look at the West End territory and camera set up, then wave to the online viewers.
Two Harbors eagle landing on a favorite perch.
A shout-out to the IWS viewers on the Two Harbors live cam was 'captured' in this shot.