Date: 4/13/18 7:45 pm
From: Jeffrey Boone Miller <jboonemiller...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Migratory Bird Treaty re-interpreted (weakened)
As birders, we understand that the Migratory Bird Treaty of 1918 provides a vital legal foundation for bird conservation.

As reported by the Washington Post, however, the Department of the Interior has recently re-interpreted (i.e., weakened) the law:

Readers can reach their own conclusions, but contacting oneā~@~Ys representatives to express support for the original interpretation of the law seems, at least to me, the first step that anyone interested in protecting birds should take.

J. Boone Miller
Belmont MA
jboonemiller at

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