New Species Action Plan for the Bald Eagle

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New Species Action Plan for the Bald Eagle

NewMexiKen
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The Species Action Plan for the Bald Eagle has been completed, and is available online at the FWC Bald Eagle Management webpage... Many of the actions identified in the plan are ongoing and already well underway, others are just being initiated. For example, staff from FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute have started development of a monitoring strategy that reflects plan objectives...

http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/managed/bald-eagle/

On April 20th, 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved revisions to the state’s bald eagle rule (68A-16.002, F.A.C.). The approved rule revisions became effective in June, 2017, and eliminate the need for applicants to obtain both a state and federal permit for activities with the potential to take or disturb bald eagles or their nests. Under the approved revisions, only a federal permit is required...

In November, 2017, FWC staff completed the Species Action Plan for the Bald Eagle Adobe PDF. This plan replaces the 2008 Bald Eagle Management Plan. A non-regulatory conservation plan, the Species Action Plan outlines actions necessary to continue to maintain a stable or increasing population of bald eagles in Florida. The Species Action Plan will be reviewed at 7 year intervals, and progress towards actions will be updated on the FWC eagle webpages and through annual reports...

http://myfwc.com/media/4338983/baldeaglesap.pdf