Vibrant bald eagle population finds a home on the James

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JAMES RIVER JOURNAL By Rex Springston

Published: March 16, 2009

CHARLES CITY On a cold morning before dawn, Libby Mojica worked by headlamp to wire up explosives in a farm field. If all went well, the explosives would launch three rockets to carry a 60-foot net over a bald eagle.

Biologists Mojica, 31, and Bryan Watts, 48, are trapping and studying eagles along the James River, which runs beside the field at Weyanoke Point in Charles City County.

The research should help experts help the majestic birds, perhaps by pointing out territories in need of protection. READ REST OF STORY HERE 

 

http://www.timesdispatch.com/rtd/news/local/article/JAME16_20090315-221004/232416/

 

See a very good video here

http://static.mgnetwork.com/rtd/slideshows/20090316_RIVER5_SSS/index.html

 

Vibrant bald eagle population finds a home on the James

 

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