Pennsylvania Field Office
Northeast Region
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Rusty Patched Bumble Bee listed as endangered Rusty patched bumble bee. Credit: Photo courtesy of Christy Stewart
Oil, gas companies seek Endangered Species Act permit northern long-eared bat
Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake listed as threatened under ESA Eastern massasauga
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As of May 4, 2015, the northern
long-eared bat listing determination of threatened and the interim 4(d) rule is effective. More information on the listing of this species and the interim 4d rule can be found here.

For more information about existing permits and authorizations from the U.S. Corps of Engineers or the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, please see the Corps of Engineer's public notice.

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The Pennsylvania Field Office (PAFO) is located in State College, Pennsylvania. Our mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish and wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

What we do:

  • Work with partners to recover threatened and endangered species
  • Investigate the effects and clean-up of contaminants and help restore polluted habitats
  • Ensure that fish and wildlife and plant resources are considered by agencies during project planning and construction
  • Partner with private landowners to to restore fish and wildlife habitats
Bald Eagle

Status and Federal Protection

National Eagle Repository

Northeast Region Eagle Guidelines

Biology and Life History

National Management Guidelines (PDF)

Final Environmental

Definition of Disturb (PDF)

Bald Eagle Project Screening Form (PDF)

Bald Eagle Mapping Tool

Last updated: January 20, 2017