Wings of Wonder, a nonprofit conservation group, which focuses on birds such as eagles and other raptors, will set free a 2-year-old female eagle Saturday at 3 p.m., from the parking lot of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore visitor’s center located in Empire. Rebecca Lessard is the director of Wings of Wonder.

The splendid specimen was rescued in October by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in Montmorency County. said .

“The bird was ill, too thin to fly and would certainly have died in the wild without rehabilitation”, said Mrs Lessard.

“Spectators are encouraged to bring cameras with them to the release”, the director said.