2016 is Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty
The piping plover is one of many bird species that has benefited from the protections of the Migratory Bird Treaty, which marks its 100th anniversary in 2016.
(Note: This information and photo are taken from the Jan. 7, 2016 MDNR news release. See the release on the DNR site for the complete story and further information.)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other partners are kicking off a yearlong celebration of the Migratory Bird Treaty’s 100th anniversary throughout 2016.
To learn more about the Migratory Bird Treaty centennial, visit www.fws.gov/birds/MBTreaty100. To sign up for DNR Wildlife Viewing emails, visit www.michigan.gov/dnr and click on the red envelope.
We have the birds, get out there and see them!
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