Commercial Development Plans Threatens Bald Eagle Haven Along Rappahannock River

Bill Portlock/Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Bill Portlock/Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Fones Cliffs along the Rappahannock River in Richmond County is a favorite place for bald eagles to gather, to sleep, and to watch for their next meal in the river and marshes below. But a plan for a commercial development is pitting conservationists against entrepreneurs.

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