The Bald Eagle: The Return from Near Extinction
Speaker: Chris Kubiak, Director of Education at the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania
Our national bird and symbol, who once numbered into the millions across this great land, withered to merely thousands by the mid-20th Century. When pesticides like DDT and pollution of our waterways caused this species to nearly go extinct, the public and government acted. Learn the conservation history of the Bald Eagle that helped bring it back across the nation and in Western Pennsylvania.