Baby eagles a sign that Hamilton environmental rehabilitation working

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Eaglets have people talking because the area they were born in has a comback story of its own

By Megan Thomas, CBC News
Posted: Mar 28, 2013 7:06 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 28, 2013 11:54 AM ET


The first baby bald eagles born in the Hamilton area in decades are another sign that extensive efforts to rehabilitate the local environment are working, say those who work in conservation.

By the early 1980s, bald eagles were all but extinct in the northern Lake Ontario region. In fact, there were only four active nests in all of the Great Lakes, largely due to the widespread use of the pesticide DDT.

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