Weekly News of Interest
Listed below are links to news articles that may be of interest to the wetland community. They also appear in the monthly issue of Wetland News Digest. Readers are encouraged to send links to recent articles, publications, and other resources pertaining to wetlands in their local area to Stacey Detwiler, Policy Analyst at and reference “In the News” in the subject box.
Recent Comment Letters
ASWM Comments on Regulations Governing Take of Migratory Birds
On May 28, 2021, ASWM submitted comments to the Federal Register in response to the May 7, 2021, Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking for “Migratory Bird Permits; Regulations Governing Take of Migratory Birds” (Docket ID No. FWS-HQ-MB-2018-0090). ASWM strongly supports the proposed rule to revoke the January 7, 2021, final rule that defined the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) to not prohibit incidental take. The full comment letter can be read here.