POSITION STATEMENTS of THE RAPTOR RESEARCH FOUNDATION
2001 Formal comments on the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s American Peregrine Falcon (Falcon peregrinus anatum) Proposed Monitoring Plan.
2003 Comment on the USDA Wildlife Service’s request to kill up to 4,000 Black Vultures in Virginia.
2003 Technical Review of the Status of Northern Goshawks in the Western United States.
2006 Raptor Research Foundation Comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Bald Eagle Delisting Documents.
2008 Comments on the Status Review for the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in the Sonoran Desert Area of Central Arizona and Northwestern Mexico (73 FR 29096).
2008 Comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed Colville River Special Area Management Plan.
2011 Scientific research shows that lead (Pb) from spent ammunition causes death and sickness to Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles and other wildlife, and limits the reestablishment of the California Condor population.
2012 Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment to Permit Take as Provided under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act for the West Butte Wind Project,Oregon.
2012 Commendation of India’s Minister of Environment and Forests in curtailing illegal killing of Amur Falcons in Northeastern India.
2014 Comment on the fatal effect of diclofenac and other non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs on vultures and other avian scavengers.
2015 Comments regarding incidental take of migratory birds through a proposed programmatic environmental impact statement
2016 Comments regarding the Draft Supplemental EIS for Segments 8 and 9 the Gateway West transmission project include routes within the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area.
2018 Comments explaining why continuing the full funding and support of the North American Bird Banding Laboratory (BBL) at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Patuxent Wildlife Research Center is important to the conservation of the natural resources of the United States. Comments to the DOI and USGS are included.