Date: 4/14/18 7:27 am
From: David Gibson <20cabot...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Migratory Bird Treaty re-interpreted (weakened)
Important to note though, if I'm correct, this only reverses the
interpretation of the MBTA that was put forth by the previous
administration. That being the case, the law basically remains unchanged.
Dave Gibson, Chesapeake, VA

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:34 PM, Jeffrey Boone Miller <
<jboonemiller...> wrote:

> 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 oneĆ¢~@~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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