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January 2019

January 9, 2019: Lead poisoning kills bald eagle (WMDT 47 ABC news)
January 8, 2019: As Bald Eagles rebound, so do rescues (
January 8, 2019: Bald eagle killed by lead poisoning in Delaware; another’s wing caught in trap (

November 2018

November 19, 2018: NOAA Recognized by Tri-State Bird Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc. as Outstanding Wildlife Leader (NOAA Office of Response and Restoration)
November 12, 2018: Citgo Earns Recognition for Wildlife Stewardship (Benzinga)

October 2018
October 10, 2018: 23 Individuals and Groups Will Receive the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards (

September 2018
September 30, 2018: Two endangered Piping Plovers return to the wild (Cape Gazette)

August 2018
August 7, 2018:  Valor, fledgling eagle who fell from nest in DC (Washington Post)

July 2018
July 25, 2018: Peregrine Falcon Youngster Perishes on Bridge, But Hopes Are High for Foster Fledgling (
July 24, 2018:  Local crabbers rescue Bald Eagle (Kent County News)
July 5, 2018: Bald Eagle Rescued After Struck by Car on Deal Island Road (WBOC  TV 16)
July 4, 2018: Pocomoke park ranger rescues bald eagle before 4th of July (Delmarva Daily Times)

June 2018
June 29, 2018: Thanks to quick-thinking Mt. Airyite, a life is saved (Chestnut Hill Local)
June 12, 2018: Young eagle rescued in Cumberland County (Press of Atlantic City)
June 6, 2018: Local rescue effort lands injured bald eagle care upstate at Tri-State (Sussex Post)

May 2018
May 22, 2018: Quick action ensures survival of poisoned eagles (Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey)
May 6, 2018: Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research Open House (Delaware Today)
May 4, 2018: OR&R to Present at the Effects of Oil on Wildlife Conference (NOAA Office of Response and Restoration)

December 2017
December 26, 2017: Maryland police officer rescues bald eagle on Christmas Eve (Fox News)

 August 2017
August 21, 2017: Lead poisoning to blame for high number of bald eagles dying (Fox 29 News Philadelphia)
August 16, 2017: Delaware Community Foundation awards $253K in grants (Middletown Transcript)
August 1, 2017: Natural resources police rescues injured bald eagle in Western Maryland (Baltimore Sun)

 July 2017
July 17, 2017: Injured eagle found in Southeast DC flies again (WTOP)
July 6, 2017: Injured bald eagle recovering in Delaware (6 ABC Action News)
July 3, 2017: Metaphor Alert: ‘Lethargic’ Bald Eagle Couldn’t Fly, Rescued In DC (
July 1, 2017: Injured bald eagle recovering at Delaware facility (

 May 2017
May 26, 2017: Rehabilitated animals released following jet fuel spill (13
May 25, 2017: Rehabilitated turtles, snake released at Oceana after jet fuel spill (Virginian-Pilot)
May 12, 2017: Fire Crews Rescue Ducklings on Route 40 (First State Update)

 January 2017
January 22, 2017: This time, poisoned bald eagle found on Lancaster County farm … (LancasterOnline)

October 2016
October 2016: Shell and Tri-State – A 22-year partnership (

May 2016
May 4, 2016: Delaware Firefighters Save Orphaned Ducklings Stuck in Storm Drain (NBC10)

March 2016
March 29, 2016: Two bald eagles released after rehabiliation (

February 2016
February 9, 2016: Canada Geese on the road to recovery after oil spill (WTOP Washington, DC)
February 8, 2016: Newark group helps clean oil-covered geese (
February 8, 2016: Delaware’s Tri-State Bird Rescue decontaminates geese after Potomac oil spill (WDEL)
February 5, 2016: NOAA Scientific Support Coordinator Tours Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research’s New Facility  (NOAA Office of Response and Restoration)


October 2015
October 22, 2015: Rescued hawk on mend at Tri-State Bird Rescue (
October 21, 2015:Bird rescue volunteer sees work as ‘giving back’ (Newark Post)
October 15, 2015: Hunt takes backseat to rescue of wounded hawk (
October 10, 2015: West Caln community bands together to rescue young cormorant (Daily Local)

September 2015
September 4, 2015: New Facility Takes Flight for Tri-State Bird Rescue (Delaware Today)

August 2015
August 19, 2015:  Tri-State Bird Rescue seeks help with gardening needs (

July 2015
July 27, 2015: Limit human contact with baby birds (

June 2015
One of three baby falcons returns to downtown nest after illness (

February 2015
February 12, 2015: Bald eagles soaring back from the brink of extinction (CBS)

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