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Service Announces Final Rule to Further Conserve, Protect Eagles through Revised Permitting, Monitoring Requirements

Updated Science Guides Process to Address Impacts from Potentially Harmful Human Activities

The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service today announced it has finalized a rule that will help protect and conserve eagle populations through revised permitting processes and monitoring requirements. The revised rule engages a variety of industries more fully in eagle conservation and helps the Service better understand how human activities across the landscape affect eagles. The rule includes revisions to the permitting system for unintentional prohibited impacts to eagles and will help protect local populations by providing much-needed information to support greater scientific understanding and decision-making.

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Last Updated: December 14, 2016