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.

Links to More Information

Bald Eagles and their history are fascinating.  Follow the links below to find out more about bald eagle biology, DDT, and people who work to protect and conserve eagles.


American Eagle News - American Eagle Foundation


Bald Eagle Facts - National Wildlife Federation


Bald Eagle Nesting Seasons (PDF)


Biologue - a fact sheet that chronicles the history of Bald Eagles in the U.S.


Rachel Carson and DDT - Natural Resources Defense Council


Endangered Legacy - Reclaiming the significance of Rachel Carson's life and work (this is a .pdf file)


Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Eagle Watch


National Eagle Center - Wabasha, Minnesota


The National Eagle Center, located on 1000 feet of Mississippi shoreline, is open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and a river deck is also open 24/7 for eagle observation. The Mississippi River at Wabasha is a favorite over-wintering area for hundreds of bald eagles, as well as home to countless year-round resident eagles.

Live education eagles are viewed close up in a cage-free viewing area, and staff provide information and answer questions. Visitors are encouraged to take photos, and eagle education programs are given several times a day.


Family-friendly admission fees to the new 14,000 square-foot facility make the NEC accessible to all.


Southeastern Raptor Rehabilitation Center


The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey


The Raptor Center

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