Western Pa. birders question state Game Commission over removal of protected species’ nests

BY: - July 15, 2021

The destruction of approximately 150 migratory bird nests from a Pennsylvania Game Commission Building in western Pennsylvania has area bird watchers concerned for the wellbeing of the protected species and dismayed with the state agency in charge of ensuring their protection. In western Pennsylvania’s Mercer County, Kim Springer has been an avid bird watcher for […]

Biden admin says it will permanently restore migratory bird protections

BY: - May 6, 2021

The former Trump-era rule barred government authorities from holding companies liable for environmental violations leading to the deaths of birds protected under the century-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

‘Millions of birds will die’: Last-minute Trump rule aids industry

BY: - January 13, 2021

The rule, set to take effect early next month, codifies a longstanding policy of Trump’s Interior Department: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act cannot be used to prosecute companies whose actions lead to accidental bird deaths.