Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: The Spirit of the Eagle

A few weeks ago I was standing on the banks of the Overpeck being interviewed by a TV reporter concerning the future of our local celebrity nesting pair of Bald Eagles, Alice & Al. After fielding a myriad of questions concerning their history, biology and ecology of this magnificent twosome the reporter turned to me and asked, “So what do these Eagles mean to you?”

I have to admit I was caught by surprise and was suddenly at a loss for words. After getting more than a little choked up I managed to gather myself to give a quick emotional answer, “They mean everything, everything.”

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