Naugatuck Valley Audubon and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will host a program entitled Bald Eagles in Connecticut on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 7:00 PM at the Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby.
Have you seen a bald eagle in Connecticut? The bald eagle is a wildlife success story in our state and across the country. In the 1950’s there were no bald eagles nesting in Connecticut and now up to 18 pairs of are nesting in the state. Up to 100 eagles winter along major rivers in the state. Winter is a difficult time for eagles-- find out how you can help keep them safe.
Laura Saucier, a Wildlife Technician for the Wildlife Diversity Program of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection CT DEEP will give a program describing the bald eagle’s status in the state, its life history and its population decline and recovery. Laura has been with the agency for over ten years and primarily works on reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and state-listed birds.
A donation of $4.00/ adult and $2.00/student or child is requested. Light refreshments will be served after the program. For further information, directions, or to register, contact Kellogg Environmental Center (203) 734-2513 or contact Dennis Kocyla (203) 734-9325 or firstname.lastname@example.org