1782 - Bald Eagle became our nations symbol
1940 - Bald Eagle Protection Act was passed
1966 - Endangered Species Preservation Act - 1967 Bald Eagles were listed
1972 - DDT banded
1973 - Endangered Species Act - Bald Eagle was listed in lower 48 states
1995 - Bald Eagle went from endangered to threatened
2007 - Bald Eagle was removed from lists
In 1963 the lower 48 states had a count of 400 nesting pairs of eagles. By 2007 the count was up to 10,000 nesting pairs.
Bald Eagles can be seen all over North America. In West Virginia there is a web cam set up by the National Conservation Training Center with a nesting pair. Each spring there are babies.
Check out this web site to find out more about eagles, the nest location, map and link to the web cam.
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