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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

(Credit: Pennsylvania Game Commission)

Game Commission: Pennsylvania’s Bald Eagle Population Booming

Thirty years ago, the combined effects of persecution, pollution and pesticides had decimated the bald eagle population.

07/09/2013

(credit: JACK GUEZ/Getty Images)

Top Spots To Go Fishing In Philadelphia

Hook the big one at one of these great fishing spots in the Philadelphia area.

05/25/2013

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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Welcomes Its Newest Member

There’s a new mouth to feed in the eagle nest at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, and it’s not the first time the happy couple have nested there.

03/31/2012

(Richard Horwitz, a senior biologist with the Academy of Natural Sciences, holds a northern snakehead fish specimen that was found in FDR Park, South Philadelphia, in July 2004.  The northern snakehead can grow to several feet in size, crawl on land for short distances, and is native to Asia and Africa.  Credit: William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Voracious ‘Frankenfish’ Spotted in Heinz Wildlife Refuge, Delaware County

The northern snakehead, a predatory fish from China, has been caught at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Tinicum Township.

03/26/2012

(Dave Magpiong.  Photo provided)

Local Group Hopes To Expand Ethnic Diversity of Birdwatching Community

A small conference next Saturday at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge aims to make a big impact on the complexion of birding.

10/15/2011

The Great Horned Owl is just one of hundreds of different species who call the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge home (credit: Getty Images)

John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Hosts Birding Festival Saturday

On Saturday, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge will host the annual Cradle of Birding Wildlife and Conservation Festival.

09/16/2011

Top Wildlife Areas Around Philadelphia

The Philadelphia region is home to a variety of beautiful and unique birds and wildlife, so pack a picnic and make a day of hanging in the wild!

CBS Philly–01/23/2011

Top Hiking Around Philadelphia

For those looking for beautiful scenery and exercise, these hiking trails around the region offer just that.

CBS Philly–11/17/2010