The proposed rule, which eliminates “incidental take,” will kill birds and would cement the policy as official regulation.
The Fish and Wildlife Service is considering a nationwide program to kill the fish-eating birds, which scientists say have been unfairly persecuted.
Not only do these stewardship programs support the places birds need, they also build strong and healthy human communities.
In the Chilkat Valley, eagles, bears, and people depend on healthy salmon runs. A proposed mine could put the entire ecosystem at risk.
A change to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act would make permanent the administration's position that killing birds is legal if it's unintentional.
The Trump Administration’s revised Waters of the United States rule shrinks the number of waterways protected under the Clean Water Act.
A House Natural Resources subcommittee discussed bills this week to protect fish and seabirds from climate change and overfishing.