Monthly Archives: June 2015

Coming This Winter: The Duke Farms Eagle eBook

Keep an eye out for “The Bald Eagles of Duke Farms,” an upcoming  free eBook with everything you need to know about the celebrated nest, its occupants, and the videocam that has enabled viewers around the world to watch the … Continue reading

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Extra Post: Wednesday’s Kestrel Banding

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Here are some photos from Wednesday’s American Kestrel banding at Duke Farms. Bill Pitts and MacKenzie Hall of the state Endangered and Nongame Species Program  removed two nearly grown … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 2015 Nesting Season

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation The 2015 Duke Farms Bald Eagle nesting season had bad weather for bookends — from the record cold temperature in February to the the lightning strike that recently disabled … Continue reading

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All about the Other At-risk Birds at Duke Farms

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Featured above is a gallery of photos of some of the other at-risk birds supported on the property. All images were taken at Duke Farms by colleague and nature … Continue reading

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Meet the 2015 Student Conservation Association Interns!

The busy season is upon us, and to help us out this summer, we hired six new residential interns through the Student Conservation Association.  The Student Conservation Association’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Nest Update: Encouraging News!

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Duke Farms got permission from the state to visit the Bald Eagle nest tree today at noon to see how much damage was caused by Sunday’s lightning strike. Charles, … Continue reading

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Helping Other Bird Species at Risk

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Most folks know of Duke Farms as the home of nesting (and endangered) Bald Eagles, but they aren’t the only at-risk  birds that have found a home on the … Continue reading

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Coming This Winter: The Duke Farms Eagle eBook

Duke Farms is pleased to announce “The Bald Eagles of Duke Farms,” an upcoming  free eBook with everything you need to know about the celebrated nest, its occupants, and the videocam that has enabled viewers around the world to watch … Continue reading

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Eagle Cam Hit by Lightning

We regret to report that the Eagle Cam was struck by lightning in Sunday night’s storm. The surge protector and camera equipment were severely damaged but we’re doing our best to make repairs. Stay tuned! In the meantime, over the … Continue reading

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Hay Barn Restoration Project

The Hay Barn will be closed until further notice for emergency repairs. Read on to find out what is in store for this visitor favorite. Our Deputy Executive Director, Jon Wagar explains… The Hay Barn is one of the three … Continue reading

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