Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later

Andy Morffew's Photography BirdPhotos.com By Mary Caton Bird migration is the movement of bird species along north and south flyways in North America at certain times of the year. Most often birds in the northern hemisphere fly south during cold weather months and return to their breeding grounds when weather warms up. On December 22, … Continue reading Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later

Decline of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

This year the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 ("MBTA", 16 U.S.C. 703-712) celebrates one century of international coordination on bird conservation with Canada. The MBTA is a US public law implementing a US-UK treaty negotiated by the United Kingdom on behalf of Canada. Later, Mexico, Japan and the Soviet Union (now as its successor … Continue reading Decline of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act