Eagles of Assawompsett Pond
|In the early 1990s, Nancy Yeatts discovered
endangered bald eagles nesting near her home on Assawomsett Pond in Lakeville,
Massachusetts. This virtual field trip allows you to learn about what has
attracted the eagles to Assawompsett, what challenges they face there,
and what is being done to protect them -- without disturbing the eagles!
||Learn about the
natural history of eagles, especially American Bald Eagles, and the reasons
they became endangered.
||Then learn about
the American Bald Eagles of Assawompsett Pond in Lakeville.
||Finally, visit some
other web sites with more information about the American Bald Eagle and
The bald eagle habitat described in this field trip is protected by the
Federal Government. In order to protect these animals, no specific locational
information is provided here. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other
Federal authorities investigate disturbance of designated bald eagle nests.
Please do not attempt to replicate this virtual field trip in the real
world without first obtaining proper authorization from the U.S. Fish and
Back to James Hayes-Bohanan's
Back to Department of Earth
Sciences and Geography page.
Back to Bridgewater
State College page.