Migratory Bird Treaty Act Uncertainty Continues, Yet Status Quo Remains for California

By Jason Yakich and Patricia Valcarcel. There are two pending updates in relation to the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and regulation of incidental take (unintentional capture or killing) of birds protected under the MBTA. Although these potential revisions may be contributing to uncertainty about protections elsewhere in the United States, California‚Äôs codes protecting … Continue Reading »