Monthly Archives: May 2016

Part I: An Interview with Eagle Veterinarian Erica Miller

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Veterinarian Erica Miller, who examined the two Duke Farms Bald Eagle chicks as part of the recent banding,  has been a vet for 27 years. She  has worked with … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Update for Week of May 30

The  eaglets are now approximately nine weeks old.  Both are  females, banded three weeks ago. The young birds stay in the nest for another one to three weeks, until they are large enough and strong enough to leave (fledge). This … Continue reading

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Great Photo of Bald Eagle Dad Away from Nest

Jill Brown posted the above shot on the “Friends of the Duke Farms Bald Eagles” page, and  was nice enough to share it here.  She took the shot this morning. (Thanks, Jill!)

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A New Bald Eagle E-book — by a First-grader!

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation Welcome to “All About Eagles,”  written and illustrated by  Gareth, a first-grader at the Copper Hill School in Ringoes, N.J. Gareth did his eagle book the conventional way, and … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week

  Stop by our Farm Market on Thursdays between 3 and 8 pm for these fine ingredients. Spring is in full swing! Plants that hibernated all winter are growing leaves (some have already flowered) – a promise of fruit to come. … Continue reading

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The Eaglets — What’s Next in the Nest

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation The eaglets have been in the nest eight weeks now, and in the final phase of their preparations for learning to fly and leaving the nest. As you can … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Update for Week of May 23

The  eaglets are now approximately eight weeks old.  Both are  females, banded two weeks ago. The photo above, featuring one of the girls exercising her wings, was taken this morning. The young birds stay in the nest for approximately 10 … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Our Free Online Eagle Ebook!

Have you seen Duke Farms’ Bald Eagle free on-line e-book yet? If not, what are you waiting for? You can view it on any electronic device with Internet access, and you can even hear the pages turn if you have … Continue reading

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Farm Market Recipe of The Week

Stop by our farm market this week on Thursday between 3 and 8 pm. While you’re here, stop by the Wolgast Tree Farm and Apiary tent and check out their buckwheat honey. Buckwheat honey has a dark color and strong flavor, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Lesson Plan Winner Lauren Kurzius

Written By: Jim Wright for Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation The winner of the 2016 Lesson Plan Contest, sponsored by Duke Farms and Conserve Wildlife Foundation is Lauren Kurzius, an eighth-grade teacher at the Alexander Batcho Intermediate School in … Continue reading

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