Eagles' nest staying put, says activist
Monday, January 28 2013 @ 02:44 PM EST
Contributed by: gemini
By Brent Richter, North Shore News
Port Metro Vancouver consulting biologist on mitigation plan
An arbourist waits patiently in an East Esplanade treetop under an eagle's nest built last year while protestors gather at the base of the tree.
Photograph by: NEWS photo , Mike Wakefield
ACTIVISTS are vowing to continue protecting a seemingly vacant eagles' nest on Port Metro Vancouver land scheduled to be cleared as part of the Low Level Road project.
The port had sent arbourists to cut the tree on East Esplanade down Monday, but protesters converged at the base of the tree, prevent work crews from bringing it down.
While there is no indication from the port as to when fallers will be back, they should expect to be greeted by more protesters when the time comes, says Paul Berlinguette, president of the North Shore Wetland Partners.
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