A Guide to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: What Everyone Needs to Know About Migratory Birds

Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA) is one of the most commonly encountered wildlife protection laws. This statute makes it illegal to pursue, hunt, take, capture, kill, or sell listed migratory birds without a waiver or legal permission. It is therefore imperative for the knowledge of citizens that live around migratory birds or their migration patterns. (3 pages)

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