November, 2011

Media Coverage

27 Nov 2011

Eagles’ freedom flight ‘a really joyous moment’

Article on Associated Press
This crowd did not gather for a ball game or a protest, or to gawk at some sort of disaster. They came to the banks of the sleepy Illinois River to witness a little miracle — a happy ending, or an anxious beginning, depending on how you look at it.

Two young bald eagles were about to be released into the wild, more than five months after a storm blew them 85 feet to the ground from their nest, high atop a tree in suburban Chicago.
14 Nov 2011

Released eagles please crowd at Starved Rock

Article on NewsTribune
A crowd of hundreds applauded and cheered Saturday when two young bald eagles rescued in May in the Chicago area and rehabilitated were released at Starved Rock State Park.
“It’s a beautiful day and to see this ... I wanted to see the eagles,” said Cathy Leonis of Chicago, who drove with her mother from Glenview.
14 Nov 2011

Rescued eagles released at Starved Rock

Dawn Keller of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation releases bald eaglets rescued from Mooseheart in Batavia.
14 Nov 2011

Orphaned Bald Eaglets Released To The Wild

DEER PARK TOWNSHIP, Ill. (CBS) — The two bald eaglets rescued and raised in captivity after a springtime storm tore down their nest in Kane County are now creatures of the wild.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports, the eaglets were released Saturday at Starved Rock State Park.
13 Nov 2011

Up and Away: Mooseheart Eaglets Soar at Starved Rock

Article on St Charles Patch
Two orphaned eaglets had no problem Saturday figuring out what to do as they were released into the wild along the Illinois River.
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