We must maintain and protect bald eaglesí habitat

Wildlife News
Michael Tetreault 6/1/09
 

For nearly 65 years, a bald eagle soaring in the thermals, or maintaining a stately perch on a towering white pine on the shores of the Kennebec River was a rarity. But today thanks to the hard work of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and a partnership of private and public entities that has changed.

Just last week, Gov. John Baldacci — citing strong population numbers and extensive habitat — signed legislation to remove the bald eagle from the state's threatened species list. The move comes less than 22 months after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's removal of the bird from the federal endangered species list and should be hailed a success story

 

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