...The EGEWG had its third meeting in Davis, West Virginia. With over double the attendance of previous meetings, this was the largest gathering yet and featured three days of excellent discussion and updates from researchers and state and federal officials from the US and Canada. Read highlights here.
...the Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group was honored at the
9th Annual Wings Across the Americas Conservation Awards
Washington, D.C.! Representing the group were Dr. Carol Croy, Dr. Trish
Miller, Dr. Adam Duerr, Dr. Tom Schuler, Mike Lanzone, and Maria Wheeler.
The night was hosted by Greg Butcher, the Migratory Species Coordinator
of the US Forest Service's International Program; and the keynote
speaker was Mary Wagner, Associate Chief of the Forest Service, who also
helped distribute the awards. Other partnerships honored at the event
included efforts for the conservation of the dusky Canada goose, black
swifts, bats, and the original organizers behind International Migratory
Bird Day. See press release
;see program excerpt
EGEWG members attend the WATA award ceremony in Washington, D.C. Left to right: Mary Wagner, Associate Chief of US Forest Service; Dan Brauning, PA Game Commission; Maria Wheeler, Duquesne University; Dr. Adam Duerr, West Virginia University; Dr. Trish Miller, West Virginia University; Mike Lanzone, Cellular Tracking Technologies; Dr. Carol Croy, US Forest Service; Dr. Tom Schuler, US Forest Service.
Photo credit: US Forest Service, Sean Kelley.
...Dr. Trish Miller fits a rehabilitated golden eagle with a telemetry unit before it is released back to the wild.
...The group held its second full meeting in Ste.-Anne-des-Monts in Quebec, Canada...read the highlights.
...Todd Katzner in WVU Today talking about a rehab bird fitted with a telemetry unit.
...Jeff Cooper and Dave Kramar representing the EGEWG in the Roanoke Times
...The newly released UFWS final draft guidance for land based wind development and the associated eagle conservation plan. Also, the corresponding press release
...Dr. Todd Katzner and Kieran O'Malley discuss the presence of golden eagles in West Virginia.
...Craig Koppie lends a helping hand to the Cooper's hawk in the Library of Congress! http://www.fws.gov/chesapeakebay/cooper.html
...The Eastern Golden Eagle Working Group held its first ever meeting at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
in Kempton, PA.