The annual Wintering Golden Eagle Survey is conducted on the third Saturday in January. The survey is part of an on-going project to learn more about the golden eagle population in the blufflands region. Golden eagles were not previously considered regular inhabitants of this area. The Wintering Golden Eagle Survey gathers important data to document a regular wintering population of golden eagles in the blufflands of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.
If you are interested in volunteering for the 2017 Wintering Golden Eagle Survey on Saturday, January 20th, please email [email protected]. Volunteers must also attend a training session before the count. Training sessions are schedule for:
Saturday, January 6th – Whitewater State Park (Noon-3pm)
Tuesday, January 9th – National Eagle Center (1pm-4pm)
If you are participating in the survey, please review the data collection protocols HERE.