Dr. Steve White joined Murray State University in 1981 about the same time as the local TVA hacking program was underway. Captive-born eaglets were released into the wild without human contact to repopulate the region whose habitat is preferred by eagles. Eagles stay where they learn to fly and today the resident population is stable and thriving. Dr. White gives the historical perspective.
TVA Hacking Program in 80's Results in Robust Eagle Populations in West Ky
By Kate Lochte • Jan 16, 2013