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Conserving the Nature of America
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
2007 Final Rule to Delist
The Bald Eagle was removed from the list of Threatened and Endangered Species on August 9, 2007.
1999 Proposed Rule to Delist
In 1999 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published, in the Federal Register, a Proposed Rule to remove the Bald Eagle from Endangered Species Act protection. Below is a link to the Federal Register Proposed Rule and a summary of the Rule that we prepared.