Culture Art & Media Photo: The Eagle Has Launched By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Richard Liebert / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day comes from, appropriately enough, Eagles Mere Lake, Pennsylvania. Sure, you could take a photo of a bald eagle in a tree ... or you could take a photo of a bald eagle in flight. but what about a bald eagle launching into flight from a tree? That's the decision photographer Richard Liebert made and the result is nothing short of majestic. Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with "photo of the day" in the subject line.