Eagle Aid

Bloom, Elaine
April 2009
New York State Conservationist;Apr2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p2
The article discusses the measures taken to protect bald eagles in New York. It is said that the ban on dicholodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), habitat protection and a program raising and releasing young eagles resulted to an increase in eagle population in the state. The author relates how wildlife technician Mike Allen cured and took care of an eagle known as P26, which had a mangled foot and an infection. The Bald Eagle Restoration Project between 1976 and 1988 re-established a breeding population of eagles through a process known as hacking.


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