Date: 4/14/18 6:15 am From: alice morgan <morgan.alice...> Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Migratory Bird Treaty re-interpreted (weakened)
This is horrifying.
On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:34 PM, Jeffrey Boone Miller <
> 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:
> https://tinyurl.com/wapoMigratoryBirdTreaty >
> Readers can reach their own conclusions, but contacting oneâ~@~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 icloud.com
Alice & Dane Morgan
Brookline & S. Dartmouth, MA