Mid-Winter Eagle Survey

Eagles along the Fox River. Photo by Randy McSorley

Winter is an excellent time to get outdoors and survey the abundance of  wildlife that the Fox River Valley has to offer. On Saturday, January 12th, outdoor enthusiasts and those with an eye for eagles will have opportunity to participate in the eagle monitoring and waterfowl survey. Data collected will be compiled by the WDNR for both the state and federal report. Volunteers are needed to help collect this data. This month’s monitoring session takes place from 6:50 to 8:30AM at various Fox River Valley locations.

Locations

  • Neenah: Jefferson and Kimberly Point Park
  • Menasha: Fritse Park / Trestle Trail
  • Appleton: Lutze Park, Peabody Park, Vulcan Park / Paper Discovery, Lawe Street / Newberry Trail
  • Kimberly: Sunset Park
  • Little Chute: Historical Marker
  • Combined Locks: Doyle Park Overlook from Prospect Street
  • Kaukauna: Riverside Park, Thousand Island near Z, Ahlstrom-Munksjo (Formerly Expera) Parking Area
  • Wrightstown: Bridge and Boat Ramp

See map for directions to sites.

Those wishing to help out at a specific site should contact Cheryl at croot@newalliance.org. Others wishing to visit more than one site should feel free to just drop by and meet monitors and help with observations. No experience necessary. Fun for the whole family.

End of Year Reception

A reception is scheduled to take place at Atlas Waterfront Cafe from 10:00 until 11:30. During this time monitors will share their experiences and a WDNR wildlife specialist will give an update on data collected over the past year. The reception is made possible through financial support of Evergreen Credit Union, Appleton, Wisconsin. Visitors are invited.

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