Places We Protect

Sandy Island Bald Eagle Sanctuary


Sandy Island Bald Eagle Wetlands along the Mississippi River at Lock and Dam No. 25 which include the Nature Conservancy's Sandy Island Bald Eagle Sanctuary north of St. Louis, Missouri. The Nature Conservancy works to protect the Mississippi River and its watershed through the Great Rivers Partnership which is a collaboration between a wide array of partners dedicated to the conservation of the world's great river systems for the benefit of the people and the species that depend upon them for life. © © Mark Godfrey/TNC

Only a few miles from the St. Louis, this unique sanctuary is an accessible and reliable place to observe bald eagles.