Bald Eagle Quick Reference

Protecting Nesting Areas

To avoid a potential violation of state and federal eagle laws, FWC and USFWS eagle permit(s) may be required for any project or activity within 660 feet of a bald eagle's nest tree. Please consult the state and federal bald eagle management guidelines listed below for guidance.

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) quick reference information for Florida bald eagle regulations, permitting and contacts. Bald Eagle Quick Reference (PDF)


Nest Locator

Bald Eagle Information

Bald Eagle Management Guidelines

Eagle Disturbance Application

Eagle Nest Take Application

Eagle Depreciation Application


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