Developer almost forces eagles out of home
Thursday, February 26 2009 @ 05:52 AM EST
Contributed by: karenbills
HENDRY COUNTY: Bald eagles are a symbol of our nation's freedom and a number of them came close to losing their nest because of illegal land clearing.
Three bald eagles, along with an unknown number of little eaglets, call a nest in Hendry County home.
But recently, they've had company from an unwanted guest. A developer has illegally cleared land within 50 feet of the active eagle's nest - breaking both state and federal laws.
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