State’s nesting eagles soar to century high
"In our lifetime, we've seen the significant recovery of the bald eagle, the icon of our nation, and lots of other species can follow this path,"
- John Goss, executive director of the Indiana Wildlife Federation
Seymour, Indiana - 21 years after bird's reintroduction here, count finds 91 chicks in 68 active nests.
Just more than 15 years ago, a scene like the one Friday was unheard of in Indiana. Today, the largest U.S. bird and national symbol -- once extinct here and on the verge of extinction nationwide -- is increasingly calling the Hoosier state home.