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March 9, 2022

Study Finds Widespread Lead Poisoning In Eagles

A first-of-its-kind, eight-year study has found widespread and frequent lead poisoning in North American bald and golden eagles impacting both species’ populations. The paper, “Demographic Implications of Lead Poisoning for Eagles Across North America,” was published in the journal Science. Led by scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, Conservation Science […]
September 15, 2021

Permits For Incidental Eagle Killing?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is seeking public input on potential approaches to improve the permitting of incidental take of bald and golden eagles. The bald eagle’s recovery is one of the United States’ most important […]
July 8, 2021

Eagle Poaching Trend Continues

The ugly trend of eagle poaching continues. A recent eagle poaching case from Oregon made headlines last week and the strange case of 16 severed raptor feet including numerous eagles is still under investigation in Minnessotta. […]
March 25, 2021

Rehabbed Eagle Gets Its Wings

Todd Harper had no idea what his son Luke and niece Madison Hogan had brought back from the pasture of his cattle ranch near Hammond when they drove up in a utility terrain vehicle. Luke yelled […]
January 6, 2014

River freezes brings in eagles

The official headcount will not be available until the end of the month, but a good look into the trees along the Mississippi River shoreline gives the distinct impression bald eagles are plentiful this year in […]