Mr. President & The First Lady: The DC Eagle Cam Project
When newly paired American bald eagles nested in a tulip poplar tree at the United States National Arboretum, the American Eagle Foundation partnered with the Department of Agriculture and the National Arboretum to launch the DC Eagle Cam Project. With 63 million views from 100 countries in 2016, the raptor parents, known as Mr. President and The First Lady, become an international sensation. Witness their charming, family story through nest cam images and rare photographs captured around the nesting territory.
See how the parents meet, get an inside view as their eggs hatch, and watch the eaglets’ amazing transformation from hatchlings to fledglings. The chronology of events includes facts about the physical and behavioral characteristics of this once-endangered species. Also get behind the scenes information about the DC Eagle Cam Project and read how you can help. Learn about the American Eagle Foundation, an eagle named Challenger, and the National Arboretum. This family treasure is a must-have for bald eagle enthusiasts, nature lovers, and DC Eagle Cam fans.
Authors: Teena Ruark Gorrow and Craig A. Koppie
9 1/8″ x 8 1/8″
300+ color images
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.
Background photo ©Byron Jorjorian