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Pioneer Press: He has a real eagle eye – Wabasha man’s eagle collection is the largest in the country

He has a real eagle eye - Wabasha man's eagle collection is the largest in the country WABASHA, MN. — “This is a magnificent eagle,” Preston Cook says, patting the grayish head of a plaster of Paris bird measuring 3 feet tall by 3 feet wide. “It was used on a viewing stand [...]

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Pioneer Press: How the National Eagle Center took flight in Wabasha

How the National Eagle Center took flight in Wabasha WABASHA, MN. — It started on an old deck with volunteers, a guest book, a couple of sets of binoculars and two viewing scopes. That’s the way founding member Mary Rivers remembers the fledgling EagleWatch, an organization born in 1989 that is now the [...]

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Post Bulletin: Conservation turns eagles into major attraction along Mississippi River

Conservation turns eagles into major attraction along Mississippi River ALMA, WIS. — High above a distant river bluff peak, a pair of dark lines wheel through the sky. “That’s the golden,” says Scott Mehus, naturalist and education director for the National Eagle Center in Wabasha. The birds, probably half a mile away, appear [...]

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Post Bulletin: National Eagle Center ready to hatch next big step

National Eagle Center ready to hatch next big step WABASHA — In the mid-1970s, the people of Wabasha took note that visitors seemed to pop up each winter to scan the treetops along the Mississippi River. The goal for those visitors: spot a rare and endangered bald eagle. “What happened is people would [...]

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Meet the Adams’: Putting Their IRAs to Work for Eagles

Planned Giving Donor Profile Meet the Adams’: Putting Their IRAs to Work for Eagles When longtime members Bruce and Carolyn Adams started their required minimum distributions, they decided to directly distribute the extra income from their IRAs to the National Eagle Center. The Adams’ live in North Dakota, and have supported the National [...]

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