Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Celebrates the Rebound of Maine’s Eagle Population
What an amazing recovery Maine eagles have had. As you can see in the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife post at one time we were down to only 27 nesting pairs.
Add to that, the interactive map carries with it the story of how pollutants were affecting the egg viability and threatening to make things even worse. Because of these trends in 1967 Bald Eagles were placed on the Endangered Species list. Fast forward to today and appreciate how far we have come. Thanks to biologists, environmentalists, conservation experts and Maine people in general the eagle's numbers today are 734 nesting pairs. Well done everyone. You can read the entire story here.