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Migratory Bird Treaty Act

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Migratory Bird Permitting: The Future of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) (16 U.S.C. 703-712) is a federal regulation that has made national headlines multiple times in 2021. This...

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Project Impacts to Migratory Bird Species are Once Again Illegal under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

On August 11, 2020, a United States district judge vacated a 2017 Department of Interior opinion related to migratory birds (M Opinion ). The Trump...

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Unintentional Harm to Migratory Birds is Lawful under USFWS Proposed Rule

From "mess with the birds, get the beak" to "mess with the birds, and you're totally fine if it was an accident; we are all friends here." Migratory...

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Enforcement Of The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: A Bird In The Hand...Or Fowl Play?

USFWS Announces Changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced they will be making changes to the

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