NPR has a two-part series this week on the comeback of Bald Eagles in the Chesapeake Bay area.
The first part includes a lengthy interview with a biology professor from my alma mater, William and Mary (in the Center for Conservation Biology, which did not exist while I was there). Even better, there is this animated map showing nesting locations from 1970 to 2000 (go to the site to see the animation).
The second part focuses on the competition for Bayfront property between private land owners and the eagles. Eighty percent of the eagle breeding areas are on private land, so their fate is in the hands of individuals