February 2016 Blog Posts (1)

Celebrating the Migratory Bird Treaty – A Century of Bird Conservation

By Tom Cooper and Katie Koch, USFWS Midwest Migratory Bird Program

A century ago the conservation landscape across North America was much different for migratory birds.  In the 1800s, the unregulated killing of migratory birds put many species at risk throughout North America.  Feathers from waterbirds such as egrets and herons were highly prized by the fashion…

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Added by Katie Koch on February 17, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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