Eagle rescued at Lovewell Lake


March 23, 2023

In late Februrary a Rollings Hills Electric Cooperative lineman helped rescue a bald eagle that had been caught in a tree at Lovewell State Park.

Sharon Sahlfeld told the rescue story in the March 3 issue of the Beloit Call newspaper.

Rob Unruh, the public lands manager at the park, and his wife, Joan,  saw the eagle while they were taking photos of geese at the lake. 

The eagle was hanging upside down with its foot caught in a tree.

Unruh tried to use an extension ladder to reach the eagle but wasn’t able to reach that high and feared if he cut limbs from the tree, the bird mig...

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