Friday March 15th. Baltimore, MD.

Big Bear Valley (BBV) is the 7th most biologically diverse place in the United States! Friends of Big Bear Valley (@FOBBV) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. They exist to protect and preserve the amazing natural surroundings through environmental education and advocacy about BBV’s value and community benefit. The 15-mile long Big Bear Valley, with its beautiful lake, sits inside the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California. It is also home to two famous bald eagles Jackie and Shadow.

FOBBV planned, raised funds, obtained permits, and installed their Bald Eagle Nest camera on the first ever active bald eagle nest in Big Bear Valley, California in 2015. The camera and sound system are solar powered and runs to their live stream—available to watch 24/7. The surrounding area is closed to the public during nesting season to protect the eagles as bald eagles have been known to abandon nests when disturbed by humans.

Many eagles have come and gone from BBV over the years. The past few years however, eagles Jackie and Shadow have been the stars of the Live Stream. Together, they have incubated 7 clutches of eggs, hatched 5 chicks, and raised 3 eaglets to fledge. The pair have mesmerized millions as they’ve sat dedicated to shielding their 3 eggs laid in January. Guarded from predators, wind, rain, and harsh snow, viewers are waiting for these eggs to hatch.

Over the past two decades, since FOBBV was founded, developers have proposed many projects around the valley that would have severely impacted or destroyed significant habitats, endangered species and/or the serene mountain environment. FOBBV works with other environmental groups and with government agencies to protect these special surroundings. Your purchase of this shirt will help fund these initiatives, help preserve this incredible place, and keep Jackie and Shadow protected.


All images and info provided via FOBBV. Watch and stay up to date on Jackie and Shadow’s nesting progress and find more information about FOBBV at and

Join us as we support Jackie and Shadow!


  • menkens: March 16, 2024
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    I’m wondering the same thing … maybe I just have not looked deep enough! Thanks for’s support of Jackie & Shadow too!

  • Peggy Wilson: March 15, 2024
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    I would love to contribute to this amazing fund raiser to help animals in need around the world.. What does the tshirt look like and what is the $ ? I did not see a closeup of the tshirt or the price per shirt .. Thanks

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