The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.

The Buzz

Quiz: Are You a Bald Eagle Expert?




If you've spent any time in the preserves in the winter, particularly close to water, odds are you've seen some bald eagles zipping around in the air.

Test your knowledge to see how much you really know about these amazing birds.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

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