Eagle Survey of the Pipestem Area

Search the skies and waterways of the Pipestem area for majestic golden and bald eagles! This annual survey will have two dates in 2018. The first survey will be Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Those interested in joining the survey should contact Pipestem Resort State Park naturalist Julie McQuade by calling 304-466-1800 or sending an email to [email protected] Please, call or email by January 2, 2018.

Whether you’re a novice or avid birder, this event offers a rewarding outdoor experience and valuable data on these important birds of prey. Before the survey, volunteers will receive survey info, maps and receive assigned stations along the survey route where they can watch and record eagle sightings.

Individuals wanting to meet at the Pipestem Nature Center and caravan to the Pits at the mouth of the Bluestone River should plan to meet at 9 a.m. After the survey, plan to meet at Dairy Queen to compile data.

Jim Phillips, a retired Pipestem naturalist, coordinates this event with the help of volunteers from the Eagle Brigade.

Event Details

  • Start Date: January 6, 2018

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