Eagle rescued in Richville
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Sharon Dafoe of Richville reported an eagle rescue from the Oswegatchie River on Dec. 23 in the afternoon by DEC officers. DEC Officer Steve Atwood of Gouverneur made the rescue, said Dafoe. He was assisted by Justin Spicer, pictured at left, of Richville, with DEC Officer Brent Canary holding the eagle. Dean Harper assisted at the scene. Lead poisoning was suspected, Dafoe said. Photo by Scott Atwood.