Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in Montana were removed from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) list of Threatened and Endangered Species in 2007.
The Management Guidelines (below) were prepared in cooperation with the Montana Bald Eagle Working Group to provide recommendations for protecting bald eagle habitat and reducing the risk of potential violations of the federal Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. This document is an addendum to the 1994 Bald Eagle Management Plan.
The Montana Bald Eagle Working Group also collaborated on a status assessment in 2010 to discuss recent changes in bald eagle populations and conservation issues in Montana.