• Administrative Procedure for Birders: Duck Stamp Rulemaking

    3 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Although legislation passed by Congress is more visible, most regulations are issued by the vast federal bureaucracy. For those interested in avian conservation, some knowledge of the bureaucratic process is useful, as it is used to implement many important conservation laws. For example, the process applies to, among other things, the listing of species under the Endangered Species Act and interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently sought public comments on its proposal to permanently add a hunting element to the Duck Stamp art...
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