2019 marked Challenger’s 15th year of involvement in the Horatio Alger Awards! It’s an honor to work with such a prestigious and generous organization!
Through March 5th-9th, AEF staff members Nancy Zagaya, Vet Tech, and Victoria Howard, Avian Care Specialist, attended the National Wildlife Rehabilitation Association (NWRA) Symposium in St. Louis, Missouri.
If you haven’t been keeping a close eye on the American Eagle Foundation’s activities for a while, you have probably missed some important news!
Each year, thousands of Sandhill Cranes migrate through or spend the winter on and around the Hiwassee Refuge in Birchwood, TN. On Jan. 19-20, 2019, a festival was held to celebrate the arrival of these magnificent birds, and also to call attention to the wildlife in Tennessee and the Native American history of the area.
We look forward to growing our channel and hope we can educate millions on Twitch about Bald Eagles and other Birds of Prey.
The American Eagle Foundation is excited to announce an alliance with the World Bird Sanctuary.
For the 6th consecutive year, the American Eagle Foundation has received the highest rating possible from Charity Navigator: 4 Stars!
What are some of the best eagle cams available on the internet? * The Northeast Florida Nest Cam; *The Smoky Mountain Eagle Cam; * The Berry College Eagle Cam; *The DC Eagle Cam; & *The Dollywood Nest Eagle Cam.
The American Eagle Foundation Board of Directors has 5 new members!
The representatives of the AEF were excited about the opportunity to share the scope of our conservation efforts on a world-wide stage, and to learn about conservation efforts involving eagles in other parts of the world.
On October 24th, 2018 Challenger was invited to participate in the the National Anthem Ceremonies. During an a cappella rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner performed by the singing group Veritas, Challenger was presented on Laura Sterbens’ glove. The evening was dedicated to celebrating our Veterans & Active Duty Military.
From the moment s/he hatched on May 3, 2018 through every stage of development, Valor was a perfect young eaglet. Safe and secure in the nest atop a Tulip Poplar tree, we saw only a clear road ahead and an eventual successful fledge.
On July 26th, the non-profit American Eagle Foundation (AEF) released its last juvenile Bald Eaglet of the summer into the wild in honor of Lance Corporal Jason Redifer (US Marine) who was killed in action in Babil Province, Iraq on January 31, 2015 at the age of 19.
The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Contributions to the American Eagle Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The AEF's tax identification number is 58-1652023.
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