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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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 http://www.bangordailynews.com/detail/107307.html

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Protecting planes from bird strikes

Wildlife News

Some say new bill is 'license to
kill' rare birds

Updated: Sunday, 14 Jun 2009, 4:22 AM EDT
Published : Sunday, 14 Jun 2009, 4:22 AM EDT

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http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/news/local/Protecting_planes_bird_strikes_061309

 


 

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Prison for Elma man for cutting down eagle's nest

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

TACOMA, Wash. -- A timber manager who had a tree with an eagle's nest cut down in Clallam County has been sentenced in Tacoma to two months in prison.

 

At Tuesday's sentencing in federal court, Magistrate Judge Karen Strombom said she had no choice but to send Timothy Allen to prison because he lied to investigators.

 

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http://www.seattlepi.com/local/6420ap_wa_eagle_nest_sentence.html

 

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Caltrans shows picture of young eagles in their nest

Wildlife News

 

Caltrans released this picture of all three young eagles in their nest today.

Courtesy of Caltrans

Caltrans released this picture of all three young eagles in their nest today.

The three young eagles living near Turtle Bay and the Highway 44 construction zone in Redding appear to be doing fine, even though their nest has been vacant in the daytime for most of the past four days, a California Department of Transportation spokeswoman said today.

A photograph taken today and distributed by Caltrans shows "a midday collaboration" of the juvenile eagle trio in their nest, spokeswoman Denise Yergenson said.

 

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http://www.redding.com/news/2009/jun/16/caltrans-shows-picture-young-eagles-their-nest/

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Two of three Turtle Bay eagles take flight

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By Dylan Darling (Contact)
Saturday, June 13, 2009

Two of the three Turtle Bay bald eaglets have taken flight, say those keeping close watch on Redding's famous avian family.

The youngest, and smallest, of the eaglets that hatched in late March is likely the one lingering close to the nest, said Denise Yergenson, spokeswoman for the California Department of Transportation in Redding.

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http://www.redding.com/news/2009/jun/13/two-of-three-turtle-bay-eagles-take-flight/

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