Midwest Region Conserving the nature of America

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.

Archived Information

2007 Final Rule to Delist

The Bald Eagle was removed from the list of Threatened and Endangered Species on August 9, 2007.

2007 Federal Register Final Rule to Delist the Bald Eagle (PDF)

Information about Delisting the Bald Eaglebald eagle in flight

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.

1999 Proposed Rule to Delist the Bald Eagle - PDF

Summary of 1999 Proposed Rule


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