[av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’40’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’ custom_class=” av_uid=’av-5ivkb6′] Learn more about Bald Eagles. [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=’av-align-top’ space=’no_margin’ custom_margin=’aviaTBcustom_margin’ margin=’15px,0px’ padding=’0px’ padding_sync=’true’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ radius_sync=’true’ background_color=” src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” custom_class=” av_uid=’av-dfeele’] He spent his last years in retirement, and passed away September 10, 2009. Both sets of eagles have become well-known in Washington due in large part to eagle cameras. They will only look for a new mate if their faithful companion dies. The AEF’s tax identification number is 58-1652023. The two arrived at the American Eagle Foundation’s education, breeding, and rehabilitation center in Pigeon Forge, TN in 1991. Bald Eagles typically mate for life. We have no real prediction as to when eggs will be laid because the eagles themselves seem to be on different schedules. n 2015, after an educational visit to Capitol Hill, the American Eagle Foundation had the privilege of visiting the National Arboretum, where they first learned about this idyllic nest site. Only one survived for release and was named Elijah by country music star Ricky Skaggs. In 2014, a pair of mated bald eagles chose the most idyllic of nest sites within the United States’ National Capital, Washington, DC, nestled high in a Tulip Poplar Tree amongst The Azalea Collection at the United States National Arboretum, which is operated by the United States Department of Agriculture. ‘Mr. They normally return to the same nest during breeding season, adding new materials to it each year. They incubated and raised it themselves. He was found injured near Rhinelander, Wisconsin and spent the next nine years at the Detroit Zoo. The American Eagle Foundation is proud to partner with: Copyright 2020 American Eagle Foundation. THE FIRST LADY: Species: Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Bald Eagle  •  Born: Unknown   •  Gender: Female. Afterwards, the AEF and USNA entered into a partnership to place two HD video cameras at the top of the nest with direct views into the nest. The AEF’s tax identification number is 58-1652023. A pair of mated Bald Eagles named Mr. President & The First Lady have built a nest in the U.S. National Arboretum. [av_slide id=’47231′ av_uid=’av-4pifnkg’][/av_slide] Together, they build huge nests known as ‘aeries’ atop tall and strong trees. He was being trained when he was diagnosed with a heart problem. About Mr. President and The First Lady. The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Like all the eaglets, he was full grown at twelve weeks of age and released into the wild. Contributions to the American Eagle Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” custom_class=” admin_preview_bg=”]. In 1993, two eggs were laid, pulled from the nest and artificially incubated. Mr. President was very people oriented, so he became a likely candidate for educational programs. Fish and Wildlife Service. Post Office Box 333 Pigeon Forge, TN 37868, 1-800-2EAGLES Office Phone: (865) 429-0157 Fax Phone: (865) 429-4743. Hundreds of thousands of visitors watch special moments from the nest by way of live HD video streaming, as a result of a cooperative effort between the American Eagle Foundation and its partners. [av_slide id=’47228′ av_uid=’av-lnyuwg’][/av_slide] The eaglets were raised by AEF staff, who fed them by using an eagle puppet so that the eaglets would not be imprinted on humans, and subsequently released into the wild outside of Nashville, TN on the Cumberland River. [/av_textblock] Website designed by The Thomas Group. On June 5, 1978 he was sent to Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland run by the U.S. SPONSOR MR. PRESIDENT & THE FIRST LADY’S NEST. He was eventually sent to a non-profit rehabilitation center outside of Nashville, TN where he and First Lady chose each other as mates in 1989. The American Eagle Foundation (AEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. [av_slide id=’47229′ av_uid=’av-5mmqbm8′][/av_slide] Mr. President and First Lady produced many eaglets at the AEF breeding facility. [/av_textblock] Disability: Unknown. [/av_cell_four_fifth][av_cell_one_fifth vertical_align=’top’ padding=’30px,0,0,0′ background_color=” src=” attachment=” attachment_size=” background_attachment=’scroll’ background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ mobile_display=” custom_class=’meet-menu’ av_uid=’av-1dkd4fk’] Join the American Eagle Foundation and the USDA in watching them raise their eaglets 24/7, in high-definition, with sound! We have no records on his injury, but it appears that his left wing was injured. Post Office Box 333 Pigeon Forge, TN 37868, 1-800-2EAGLES Office Phone: (865) 429-0157 Fax Phone: (865) 429-4743. [av_layout_row border=” min_height=’0′ color=’main_color’ mobile=’av-flex-cells’ id=” custom_class=” av_uid=’av-gquteq’] The AEF’s tax identification number is 58-1652023. First Lady died in the summer of 1997. For activity updates, check out the Event Log and the 2020 YouTube Playlist . The American Eagle Foundation, the U.S. National Arboretum, and Friends of the National Arboretum , along with other cooperative agencies supporting this project, invite you to share the 2019 nesting season with Mr. President & The First Lady. [/av_textblock] [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=” mobile_breaking=” mobile_display=” av_uid=’av-3x8kzrk’]