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Bald eagle nest numbers surpass 200 in 2017

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LINCOLN, Neb. – In 2017, a record 209 active bald eagle nests were estimated in Nebraska by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Bald eagles were on federal and state endangered species lists as late as 2007 and 2008, respectively. In a little more than quarter century the species has gone from a nonexistent breeding species in the state to one that is relatively numerous, according to Joel Jorgensen, Nebraska Game and Parks’ nongame bird program manager. In the early …

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Eagles Over Wanahoo

This news release went out late last Friday, but let me bring it up again as a reminder: Lake Wanahoo SRA Visitors Asked to Comply with Bald Eagle Exclusion Zone January 11, 2013 News No Comments LINCOLN, Neb. – Ice anglers and other visitors to Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area (SRA) are asked to comply with an exclusion zone implemented to protect the lake’s nesting bald eagles. The exclusion zone is an area closed to all access from Dec. 1-July 15. …

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