bald eagle

July 11, 2022
Results of aerial surveys for occupied bald eagle nests 1976-2016

New Paper: Social burden and bald eagle recovery

By: Bryan Watts7/10/22 Survival of the majority of the endangered species in the United States will ultimately depend on our ability to manage habitats on private […]
July 1, 2022
Muskrat skulls collected from eagle nests along the middle James River.

Eagles and Muskrats

By: Bryan Watts6/29/22 We turn south onto Occupacia, one of the most productive creeks along the Rappahannock.  Ducks rise up in waves ahead of us leaving […]
April 7, 2022
John Dos Passos, wife Elizabeth and daughter Lucy on farm at Spence’s Point

Dos Passos: A conservation legacy

By Bryan Watts4/6/22 Bald eagles have now recovered throughout most of their range and certainly within the Chesapeake Bay.  Now, so long removed from the silent […]
October 4, 2021
Bryan Watts with an adult female bald eagle ready for release.

Trapping eagles

By Bryan Watts10/1/2021 Like fly fishing, catching free-flying eagles is a mental game of solving puzzles and mastering technique.  You have to learn the seasonality of […]