Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: South Carolina
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

South Carolina Project

Michigan Bald Eagle Database

January 2009 - June 2010


Participating Agencies

  • USFWS Region 4

1. Develop and maintain a database on bald eagle productivity and nest locations; on environmental contaminants measured in eggs, blood, feathers, and carcasses of bald eagles; on banding and nestling data from both the current MDEQ Michigan Bald Eagle Biosentinel Program and other available data sets from the state of Michigan. 2. Work with GIS specialists to make the database useable for GIS systems. 3. Provide an annual update of data in January of each year to both agencies. 4. Develop a manual on use of the database to ensure that when new personnel are hired, they have a reference for the database.