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Oiled Bald Eagle Among Yellowstone River Oil Spill Victims

7/21/2011 // By Miles Grant

As fish show signs of stress, a live oiled bald eagle has been spotted in Montana’s Yellowstone River oil spill zone, along with a dead owl and several dead ducks covered in oil. Read more >

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Why Kids Explore Nature Better than We Do

6/13/2011 // By Dani Tinker

Growing up I was under the impression that I was the best bug catcher at least in the U.S., and probably the world. I spent hours out in the backyard collecting potato bugs and other crawlies. I dabbled in fort […] Read more >

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Save State and Tribal Wildlife Grants!

4/5/2011 // By Helen Chmura

  When I think of conservation successes, I think of the bald eagle.  While the Endangered Species Act was critical for the eagle’s recovery, we also need to thank the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program.  When the grant program […] Read more >

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Eagle Cam: Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Live

4/1/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

This eagle cam is brought to you by the Raptor Resource Project, who set up this cam atop a tree at a fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa. Update: March 27, 2012 – The first egg hatched this afternoon! (Get a […] Read more >

Urban Wildlife Inspires Greater Need for Healthy Communities

12/23/2010 // By Miguel Mejia

This past weekend, I was inspired by one of the most awesome spectacles I’ve witnessed since moving to the nation’s capital: On my ride home from some Christmas shopping, I took a look across a reservoir in northern Washington, DC […] Read more >

Bald eagle in flight, photographed by Jim McCollum

Cleared for Landing

11/23/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

A bald eagle slows to land in a nearly leafless tree near Maryland’s Conowingo Dam. Photographed by Jim McCollum of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read more >

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Eight Wild Animal Species the Pilgrims Ate—and How They Are Today

11/18/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

The Pilgrims’ first thanksgiving celebration (which lasted three days) probably took place in mid October 1621, after an unexpectedly bountiful harvest. The newcomers invited local Indians—who had given them a lot of useful advice on farming—to join them. According to […] Read more >

Young Eagle Sees Dog As Prey

7/10/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A Jack Russell Terrier recently had a run-in with a young bald eagle and, it seems, got the worst of the encounter. HometownAnnapolis.com reports: Trubee and Jurchison (dog’s owners) suspect the eaglet spotted Moby as a potential meal and tried to […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

12/31/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into hibernation. However, a good naturalist knows that as the seasons […] Read more >

In Search of Urban Critters

7/2/2008 // By Jane Kirkland

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature in our cities and you don’t have to be in […] Read more >