On Saturday, December 16th at 1 pm Master Wildlife Conservationist Ginny Apple will present a talk on bald eagles at the David M. Hunt Library. Bald eagles were once so endangered that many considered whether to replace them as America’s national symbol. The ongoing story of their recovery as a species and CT’s healthy eagle population is a comeback story worth hearing. Join Ginny Apple, a Master Wildlife Conservationist with the State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, for a talk about these magnificent birds of prey that so fascinate onlookers and their valuable contributions to our ecosystem. Ginny Apple will discuss and give a slide show presentation on the bald eagle and its resurging population in Connecticut.
Ginny Apple is a resident of Barkhamsted and is a Master Wildlife Conservationist with the State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Her house is within Peoples State Forest where she observes a large population of Black Bears, supplying field notes and photographs of them to DEEP biologists. As an MWC she also serves as a Bald Eagle interpreter for the Shepaug Dam Eagle Viewing area and the Essex Steam Train’s Eagle Flyer. Just to keep her creative juices percolating, Ginny has a side business, Murder Without Pain, where she writes murder mystery games based on historical subjects and runs them at country inns, corporate parties, and fundraisers.