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Bald eagle population on the rise

During a fishing excursion on Pocksha Pond in Lakeville in 1993, Nancy Yeatts spotted an active bald eagle’s nest — a find so rare that she returned to the spot for eight hours a day for almost a week to snap countless photos before reporting her discovery to the state.

“I was enthralled,” said ­Yeatts, Lakeville’s conservation agent.

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