Video: Handling Hawks in an Urban Habitat

from Wildlife Promise

0 7/24/2009 // By Miles Grant

Residents of the Washington, DC area have watched in wonder over the last few decades as hawks have slowly returned to the area. There was even a “scandal” a couple of years back when one high-profile bald eagle broke up. (“George” abandoned his mate “Martha” for a younger eagle.)

Even as raptors have made headlines in the Washington Post, opportunities have been limited for DC’s inner-city residents to make a connection with these magnificent birds. But the Earth Conservation Corps, the National Wildlife Federation’s DC affiliate, is working to change that. Here’s ECC’s Rodney Stotts talking with NWF board member Jerome Ringo: