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Since 2004 we have been pioneering webcam technologies for streaming wildlife for public viewing, education, and researchers. Many of the new projects have caught the attention of the Press. Below are a list of articles of different wildlife projects we have been involved with or interesting events the webcams have captured. We try to maintain a current list of articles so please check back often!

Wildlife webcam projects in the news

April 14, 2022, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Don’t mess with momma: Hays bald eagle defends nest against intruder”
April 6, 2022, John Hays, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Eaglet hatches at a U.S. Steel mill in West Mifflin”
March 26, 2022, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Third eaglet hatches in Hays nest, keeping mom and dad busy finding food”
March 25, 2022, Yahoo News, “Third eaglet of 2022 hatches in Hays bald eagle nest”
March 22, 2022, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Pittsburgh Hays bald eagles welcome 2nd chick with viewers from 50 countries”
March 16, 2022, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville PixCams brings live footage of wildlife and more into homes”

February 11, 2022, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “For 10th year, Pittsburgh Hays’ bald eagles lay 1st egg while nests more than double in county”

December 21, 2021, Yahoo News, “Bald Eagle Camera at U. S. Steel Irvin Plant Goes Live”
December 21, 2021, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Bald eagle cam goes live at U.S. Steel mill in West Mifflin”
November 22, 2021, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “First live webcam installed at steel mill eagle nest at U.S. Steel Irvin Plant in West Mifflin West Mifflin”
August 15, 2021, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Double the fun: 2 elk webcams go live for bugling season”
April 24, 2021, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Wildlife webcam viewership more than doubles; 2screech owls nuzzle and more surprises”
March 27, 2021, Jeff Himler, Tribune-Review, “3rd chick arrives in Hays bald eagle nest”

February 4, 2020, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Not in my nest: Pittsburgh bald eagle dad pummels intruding eagle”
February 4, 2020, KDKA TV, Pittsburgh, PA, “Watch: Intruder Bald Eagle Gets Kicked Out Of Nest By Hays Bald Eagle”
January 29, 2020, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Squirrel keeps outfoxing Pittsburgh bald eagles”
January 9, 2020, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “No bird feeder, no problem: Bluebirds live on feeder webcam in Murrysville”

December 24, 2019, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville webcam catches deer giving ground to wild turkeys”
December 23, 2019, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Hays bald eagle nest gets new webcam for upcoming breeding season”

December 4, 2018, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville backyard webcam ranked among YouTube’s top 20 in Pennsylvania”
September 16, 2019, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville company sets up live elk webcam in Benezette”
May 8, 2018, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville firm’s wildlife webcams expand to ‘Owlberta,’ fox den, osprey”
March 3, 2018, Joe Genco, Cranberry Local News, “You can see eagles at butlereagle.com”

November 8, 2017, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville company applies bald eagle cam technology to African poaching fight”
November 8, 2017, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville company applies bald eagle cam technology to African”
June 25, 2017, Patrick Varine, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville’s PixController to be featured on National Geographic’s ‘Earth Live’”
March 3, 2017, West Jefferson Hills School District, “Jefferson Elementary first-graders study eagle nest using solar-powered camera”
February 13, 2017, David Templeton, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Wind knocks down bald eagle nest on webcam”

February 13, 2017, Associated Press, “Storm brings down tree with bald eagle’s nest”
February 13, 2017, Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, PA, “High winds topple tree with bald eagle nest in Pittsburgh”
January 4, 2017, Sarah Anne Hughes, “The Incline, Pittsburgh, “WATCH: Pittsburgh’s eagle cams are back”
January 4, 2017, Rachel Handel, Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, “Hays, Harmar Cams Streaming for 2017 – Bald Eagles”

July 30, 2014, Mary Ann Thomas, Tribune-Review, “PixController honored by Audubon Society for Hays eagle nest camera”
June 20, 2014, Springfield News-Sun, “Video shows eaglet fledge the nest”
June 20, 2014, KDKA TV, Pittsburgh, PA, “First Bald Eaglet Leaves The Nest”
April 14, 2014, David Templeton, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Eagle webcam enthralls viewers while aiding research”
April 1, 2014, Harry Smith, NBC Nightly News, “Pittsburgh EagleCam: Find Out Why Everyone Watching”
March 31, 2014, Cristina Corbin, Fox News, “American bald eagle makes comeback along Pittsburgh’s three rivers”
February 28, 2014, CBS News, “Video: Mother bald eagle fends off raccoon attack in Pennsylvania”

January 6, 2013, Bearsmart Blog, “Lily’s den cam becomes an internet sensation”
December 22, 2013, Mary Ann Thomas, Valley News Dispatch, “Webcam to Capture Eagles in Nest Overlooking Monongahela River”

January 24, 2011, Peter Braat, WildEarth, South Africa, “Lilly the Black Bear is back!”
December 18, 2011, Kate St. John, Outside My Window, “Screech-owl on Camera”
December 8, 2011, Dr. Lynn Rogers, North American Bear Center, Ely, MN, “Lily and Faith’s Den Cam Installed!”

May 26, 2010, Linda Lyman, Penn-Franklin News, “New video stars receive health check before leaving nest”
May 16, 2010, Paul Paterra, Tribune-Review, “Export company’s webcams follow black bear, cub”
November 21, 2010, Peter Braat, WildEarth, South Africa, “New cameras for Pix Controller”
February 22, 2010, Linda Lyman, Penn-Franklin News, “Viewers can now watch falcons over the internet”
January 27, 2010, Linda Lyman, Penn-Franklin News, “Viewers watch birth of bear cub online”
January 23, 2010, Yahoo, “Mystery beast and an amazing birth”
January 21, 2010, ABC News/Washington AP, “Black Bear About to Bear Cubs Live on Internet”
January 18, 2010, Linda Lyman, Penn-Franklin News, “Viewer can watch hibernating bear thanks to system developed by Murrysville company”

April 13, 2008, Adrian McCoy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “The whole world is watching… by Webcam”
February 16, 2008, Paul Paterra, Tribune-Review, “Murrysville Web cam named one of world’s best”
December 13, 2007, EarthCam, New York, NY, “EarthCam Announces Annual “25 Most Interesting Webcams” for 2007″
February 16, 2008, Paul Paterra, Tribune-Review, “Webcam Gone Wild”

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