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Golden Eagle Wintering Survey Project

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Goal Enhance our understanding of Golden Eagles.
Task Learn to identify & count golden eagles in the wild.

Help survey golden eagles in the wild in the blufflands region of southeast Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northeast Iowa during our Annual Wintering Golden Eagle Survey held each January. We are conducting the survey as a part of a project investigating golden eagles that winter in the region.

How to Join

Contact the National Eagle Center today to join a Golden Eagle identification class and field trip. You will learn tips to identify golden eagles in the wild. then, join our Annual Wintering Golden Eagle Survey the third weekend in January in SE Minnesota, western Wisconsin and NE Iowa.

651-565-4989 x101

In 2016, there will be three training sessions for people interested in helping with the winter survey. Attending one session prior to the survey is mandatory for survey participants.

Saturday, January 7th
@ Beaver Creek Reserve (Fall Creek, WI)
Contact Emily Lind
Ph: 715-877-2212

Thursday, January 12th
@ National Eagle Center (Wabasha, MN)
Contact Scott Mehus
Ph: 651-565-4989

Saturday, January 14th
@ Whitewater State Park (Altura, MN)
12:00pm-3:00pm - Live golden eagle program before from 10:30am-11:30am
Contact Sarah Holger
Ph: 507-932-3007 x226

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Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families
Ideal Frequency Just once
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity On a walk, run, On a hike
Tags birds, count, counting
Project Updated 05/23/2018