WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution late last night authored by U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and cosponsored by U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd (D-W. Va.) to designate June 20th as “American Eagle Day.”
Pigeon Forge, Tenn – You may think Peyton Manning or Mark Sanchez were the stars of the AFC Championship game, but another undeniable star shone brightly that Sunday…the celebrity bald eagle Challenger.
Pigeon Forge, TN — An American Bald Eagle shot in Tennessee earlier this year has a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving – it’s flying again. But so does the family who rescued it.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Spotting a former Dollywood resident so far from home is not quite so unusual unless it just happens to be one of the majestic Bald Eaglets hatched at the theme park’s American Eagle Foundation (AEF) facility in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Today (July 29th), the non-profit American Eagle Foundation released a captive-hatched Bald Eaglet into the wild in honor of Captain Joshua Todd Byers (US Army) who was killed in action in Ramadi, Iraq on July 23, 2003 at the age of 29.
The non-profit American Eagle Foundation announced today that the United States Mint’s 2008 Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins continue to be a popular seller, but emphasized that time is quickly running out for collectors to obtain a special part of American history.
As America prepares to remember its military servicemen and women on Veteran’s Day, the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) held a special ceremony at its national eagle center to honor eight fallen soldiers who lost their lives in Iraq. In memory of these heroes, each of their families was invited to name a breeding Bald Eagle cared for by this conservation non-profit.
The non-profit American Eagle Foundation (www.eagles.org) announced today the United States Mint’s 2008 Bald Eagle Commemorative Coins are selling very well, and have already raised over $6 million dollars for the future protection of Bald Eagles.
WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will issue three limited-edition commemorative coins on January 15th celebrating the dramatic comeback of the Bald Eagle to America’s lands, waterways and skies, and marking the 35th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act.
Pigeon Forge, TN, May 4, 2007 – Yesterday evening at 9:15 p.m., the first two of seven young Bald Eagles (or “eaglets”) from the San Francisco Zoo will touch down at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, via Delta Airlines.
Pigeon Forge, TN – February 12, 2007 –Patriotic Americans who want a unique alternative to giving roses and chocolate this Valentine’s Day can express their love by making a donation in that special someone’s name to the not-for-profit American Eagle Foundation (AEF) to preserve a national treasure, the Bald Eagle, for generations to come.
Pigeon Forge, TN – February 7, 2007 –The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) has teamed up with the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE), a million member non-profit charity organization active in 1,700 communities, and Timberlin Creek Elementary School (TCE) to support the TCE’s American Eagle & Literacy Challenge, a nationwide initiative to help preserve the Bald Eagle and promote childhood literacy in the United States.
American Eagle Foundation announces new endowment fund to support eagle monitoring and protection nationally after bird loses Edanagered Species Act protection and related government funding – Americans invited to build $100 million “nest-egg” for U.S. freedom symbol.
Pigeon Forge, TN, October 17, 2006 – The American bald eagle is set to be stripped of its Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection. The anticipated date is by June 29, 2007. With more than 7,000 pairs in the lower 48 states, eagle numbers have jumped markedly from the 417 pairs tallied in the DDT-driven 1960s – but many Americans remain unconvinced that the eagle is truly home free.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.— A four-week-old Bald Eaglet that hatched at the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo and Aquarium has been placed under the foster care of unrelated eagle parents that reside at the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) birds of prey center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
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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