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MassWildlife Reports Record Bald Eagle Population Numbers

A small bird sits in a nest
Andrew Vitz
A baby bald eagle at a nest in Rutland, MA.

This spring, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife – also known as MassWildlife – is reporting a major uptick in the state’s bald eagle population. Chief Information and Education Officer Marion Larson tells WAMC that the historic numbers are the result of decades of effort.

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