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NDGF conducts midwinter bald eagle assessment

February 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Penning an outdoors column each week may seem daunting to some, but even with 52 opportunities in a given calendar year to generate topics and information to pass along, at times I actually wish I had more time and room.
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MIKE JACOBS COLUMN: Eagles, geese provide strong examples of bird success

March 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

There is another kind of list, of birds that are increasing in numbers. It’s no surprise that these are birds that have attracted special attention and special protection. Continue Reading

ALWAYS IN SEASON: Local eagle meets sad end, but larger story is more positive

November 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The eagle’s death is a sad outcome, but the larger story about bald eagles is much more upbeat. The number of breeding eagles increased tenfold in the 1990s; in 2007, the eagle was removed from the government’s endangered species list and by 2010 eagles had become regular nesters in the Red River Valley. Continue Reading

Raptor Center euthanizes eagle rescued in East Grand Forks

November 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Experts determine broken wing beyond repairThere’ll be no live release, no place in a living educational display, no happy ending for a bald eagle with a broken wing that was rescued Tuesday afternoon along the Red Lake River in East Grand Forks.
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Bald eagle with broken wing found in East Grand Forks neighborhood

November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Rick Galstad was on his way home for lunch Tuesday afternoon when he saw something jump in front of his neighbor’s house on Ninth Street Southeast in East Grand Forks. That something turned out to be a bald eagle with a broken right wing. So began a scramble to find someone to rescue the distressed bird, which eventually crossed the street into a neighbor’s yard before jumping the dike to the Greenway along the Red Lake River. Continue Reading