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Trump administration scales back wild bird protections

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration recently finalized changes that weaken the government’s enforcement powers under a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species, brushing aside warnings that billions of birds could die as

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Judge invalidates rollback of law protecting birds

More than 1,000 species are covered under the law, and the changes have drawn a sharp backlash from organizations that advocate on behalf of an estimated 46 million U.S. birdwatchers.

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U.S. moves forward with plan to end wild bird protections

The proposal would end the government’s decades-long practice of treating accidental bird deaths caused by industry as potential criminal violations under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. More than 1,000 species are covered under the law.

New York leads effort to restore bird protection law

WASHINGTON — Attorneys General from eight states – led by New York’s Barbara Underwood, along with AGs from California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico and Oregon – filed litigation Wednesday challenging the Trump

A big day for fishing – and migratory birds

Here in Minnesota, Saturday, May 12 is big. It’s the iconic state fishing opener. But while the approximately 500,000 anglers that are expected to participate in the opener are on the water, there’s a good

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