Editorial: Bald eagles in Arizona deserve special protection

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seems bound and determined to minimize protections for Arizona’s growing — but still fragile — population of bald eagles.

What a strange spectacle. What a sad waste.

Repeatedly, judges have overturned the federal agency’s odd insistence that the 50 breeding pairs of eagles in Arizona don’t fill a vital gap in the range of the birds nationally — and don’t matter enough to Native American tribes here to merit continued protection."

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Editorial: Why not protect our bald eagles? (The Payson Roundup 5/1)

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