Migratory bird management (bad news?)

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Thu Jun 24 10:11:14 CDT 2004

At 9:07 AM -0500 6/24/04, Ken Kinman wrote:
>Dear All,
>      A Congressional hearing gets under way this morning on H.R. 3320.
>It apparently proposes that authority over migratory bird management be
>shifted from the Fish & Wildlife Service to a department in the USDA.
>Sounds like bad news for migratory birds.
>         ------ Ken

And Michigan's governor just signed legislation permitting mourning dove
hunting for the first time in the state.  Do they really taste that good or
do some folks just like to see feathers fly? - Barry

Barry M. OConnor
Curator & Professor             phone: (734) 763-4354
Museum of Zoology               FAX: (734) 763-4080
University of Michigan          e-mail: bmoc at umich.edu
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