A bald eagle was released into the wild today in the Nass Valley after spending two months at the Northern Lights Animal Shelter recovering from injuries.
According to a Nisga’a Lisims Government (NLG) media release, the eagle was reported injured in Gingolx on Feb. 25.
Gingolx maintenance department staff caged the bird. The NLG’s department of compliance and enforcement took the animal to Terrace where it was transferred to the Northern Lights Animal Society based in Smithers for rehabilitation.
After fully recovering, the eagle was taken back to Laxgalts’ap where it was returned to the wild at Maple Point.