Editorial: Bald eagles in Arizona deserve special protection
Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
"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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(The Payson Roundup 5/1)
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