Tag: Bald Eagle
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October 7, 2019 | 8 minute read
Apalachicola, Florida — In 1907, a New York doctor, patent-medicine salesman and one-term congressman bought St. Vincent Island for $12,500 and set about turning the palmetto and pine-fringed preserve into a “wildlife emporium.” Dr. Raymond Pierce built trails, cottages, barns, dams and sluice gates to create duck ponds. He grew vegetables and raised cattle. And he also imported a menagerie of exotic Asian antlered beasts including sambar deer from India, a prized trophy for big-game hunters. Learn more...
April 30, 2018 | 5 minute read
Was that fishing line in the nest? A worried eagle watcher clicked on the website’s email link and started writing. Then, a second time: click! The email went winging. It landed in Al Cecere’s inbox. He read it and turned to his computer. Cecere called up the site where two cameras offered unblinking looks at three eaglets born in the top of a Tennessee oak tree. Yes, monofilament. And that meant the 3-week-old bald eagles or their parents were in danger of swallowing the line – or, worse, ingesting a lure or hook. Learn more...
July 12, 2017 | 3 minute read
Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia – It rained heavily the night before, and the puffy white clouds on the horizon presaged more storms heading for the Georgia coast. At 7 am., with the tide receding, Tim Keyes hustled the Carolina Skiff into the Altamaha Sound where the same-name river meets the sea. Destination: the low-lying barrier islands off limits to the public, but teeming with at-risk, threatened and endangered birds. Learn more...
July 20, 2017 | 2 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) are requesting assistance with an investigation of the destruction of a bald eagle nest. An active bald eagle nest was destroyed in Berkeley County, South Carolina, in June 2017. The nest was in an area of woods being logged near the junction of Crowfield Boulevard and Corporate Parkway in Goose Creek, S.C. The Service is offering a reward of $1,000 for information that leads to successful prosecution in this case. Read the full story...
May 19, 2017 | 4 minute read
Endangered Species Day was created by a Senate resolution in 2006 to encourage “the people of the United States to become educated about, and aware of, threats to species, success stories in species recovery, and the opportunity to promote species conservation worldwide.” It has since been celebrated in more than a dozen other countries as well. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is proud to celebrate this annual day, and to honor the recovery work being done under the Endangered Species Act, (ESA) which protects endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend, and helps them recover. Read the full story...
March 10, 2017 | 1 minute read
Wildlife investigators are offering a reward of $2,500 for information related to the shooting death of a bald eagle in Cherokee County, Alabama. The bald eagle was found in a community east of Centre near the intersection of County Roads 13 and 637. The Service is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to a conviction. To provide information, contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Law Enforcement, in Wetumpka, Alabama, 334-478-7900. Read the full story...
February 14, 2017 | 2 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot two bald eagles in the Tennessee River Valley recently. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Service are investigating the shootings. There is a separate reward for each eagle. “We are especially angered by these actions because it is nesting season,” said TWRA Wildlife Sergeant Chris Combs. Read the full story...
May 12, 2016 | 1 minute read
A bald eagle was found dead by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Officers on March 9, 2016, in the Lost Lake Subdivision area of Hamilton County, Tennessee. Investigators believe the bald eagle was shot sometime between March 1 and March 9, 2016. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for this unlawful act. Read the full story...
April 29, 2016 | 2 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of $2,500 to help find who shot a bald eagle in Boligee, Alabama. The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are adding $5,000 to the reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. The bald eagle was found on private property, north of the intersection of County Road 138 and U. Read the full story...
February 16, 2016 | 2 minute read
Transcript The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of an bald eagle in east Tennessee. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for wounding the eagle. The eagle was discovered around last Thanksgiving in Monroe County, southwest of Knoxville, at the intersection of Mt. Pleasant Road and Citico Road. Learn more...