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Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

A Pendulum Seldom Stops in the Middle: Shifting Views on “Take” of Raptors and Other Migratory Birds

ELR Article

This Comment provides background on the evolution of the expanded reach of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) take prohibition as interpreted in multiple FWS policies, and the contradictions inherent in those policies. To illustrate...

H.R. 493, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

United States v. Wilgus

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit held that an individual's conviction under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act for unlawfully possessing 141 eagle feathers does not violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. The individual is a...

Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

ELR Statute

The BGEPA protects eagles in the U.S. by prohibiting the take of eagles, their eggs and their nests.