THE BALD AND GOLDEN EAGLE PROTECTION ACT
- Science, Sentiment, and the Specter of Extinction: Reconsidering Birds of Prey during America's Interwar Years. Barrow Jr., Mark V. // Environmental History;Jan2002, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p69
Analyzes the controversial decision of the government to grant federal protection to bald eagles in the U.S. Passage of the Bald Eagle Protection Act; Role played by the military conflict in rallying support for bald eagle protection; Disagreement between sport hunters and conservationist...
- do you know your eagles? Furtman, Michael // Cabin Living;Dec2016, p9
The article offers a wildlife quiz for readers on differentiating the image of golden eagle from a bald eagle.
- EAGLES, INDIAN TRIBES, AND THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION. Kovacs, Kathryn E. // Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review;Fall2013, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p53
The Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act prohibits the taking or possession of eagles and eagle parts. Recognizing the centrality of eagles in many Native American religions, Congress carved out an exception to that prohibition for "the religious purposes of Indian tribes." The problems with the...
- Chapter 2: Like a Thunder-bolt. Marcovitz, Hal // Bald Eagle (1-59084-032-1);2003, p12
The chapter describes the characteristics and behavior of eagles. The birds revered by warriors, kings, and poets were golden eagles. They are large, fierce birds with mostly dark brown feathers, although the feathers near the backs of their heads and necks are golden, giving the species its...
- North America's Eagles. Baker, Nathan; Stukel, Eileen Dowd // South Dakota Conservation Digest;May/Jun2011, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p28
The article discusses the qualities of the eagles in North America. The bald eagle is considered as one of the most studied bird species in North America, with the bald eagle recovery being the most successful result of the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The golden eagle is the national symbol of...
- BACK FROM THE BRINK. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/27/2006, Vol. 84 Issue 17, p2
The article offers information on various endangered animals that have recovered under the Endangered Species Act as of 2006. The population of the bald eagle which was considered an endangered specie in 1963 and a threatened specie in 1992 has grown. The Hawaiian green sea turtle which became...
- Back from the Brink. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/24/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 19, p2
Focuses on how the bald eagle was saved from extinction in the U.S. Factors which contributed to the decline of its population; Threat posed by the farming chemical DDT; Impact of the creation of the Endangered Species Act. INSET: Strength in Numbers.
- A repository for eagles finds itself in demand. FROSCH, DAN // Navajo Times;5/24/2012, Vol. 51 Issue 21, pD-2
The article reports on the issue involving the demand off eagles repository in the U.S. wherein the National Eagle Respository is the only place wherein American Indians can legally get bald and golden eagles from federal government for traditional ceremonies.
- Eagles! JARAMILLO, ALVARO // Bird Watcher's Digest;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p32
The article offers information on eagles which can be seen in their abundance during winter. It discusses the sizes of eagles and their types including the bald and golden in North America, harpy eagles and fish-eagles. Tips are provided for bird watchers on how to determine the type of eagle...