Thirty years ago, the combined effects of persecution, pollution and pesticides had decimated the bald eagle population.
The bald eagles at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Philadelphia are spending a lot of time on the nest — waiting for new life to emerge.
A City Council committee has approved a bill that closes off a portion of Pennypack Park in the far Northeast.
A Pennsylvania wildlife conversationist has identified a new danger to predatory birds in this region, especially to the rising population of bald eagles. It could be as serious as the DDT pesticide threat years ago.