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Eagles: Federal Regulations Links

USFWS Bald Eagle Permit Information:
This website provides information about the new federal bald eagle permits, the new federal rule, the press release, and more.

USFWS Bald Eagle Monitoring Guidelines:
These guidelines are applicable for human activities that have the potential to cause disturbance within 660 feet of an active nest.

USFWS National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines:
These guidelines provide information regarding the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA), the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), basic bald eagle biology, and recommendations for avoiding disturbance.

USFWS Bald Eagle Management Guidelines and Conservation Measures Information:
This website provides USFWS information about bald eagles, the USFWS management guidelines, guidance to avoid disturbance, and more.

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA):
This act outlines the federal prohibitions regarding the "disturbance" of bald or golden eagles, including their parts, nests, or eggs.

Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA):
This act outlines the prohibitions regarding the "taking" of any migratory bird or any part, nest, or egg, except as permitted by regulation.