The Peregrine Fund founded

1970 CEUSA

The Peregrine Fund was founded in 1970 “by a leading Cornell ornithologist to help nurse peregrine falcon populations hit hard by DDT back to their once abundant numbers. Researchers with the group pioneered methods of breeding peregrines in captivity and releasing them into the wild; such techniques have since been adopted widely by biologists trying to bring other wildlife species back from the brink of extinction.”

”How Important Was Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in the Recovery of Bald Eagles and Other Bird Species?” Scientific American, August 31, 2012.

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