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Regulations for hunting seasons for double-crested cormorants

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Regulations for hunting seasons for double-crested cormorants

report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 3118) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Cormorants -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 106-916
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14515195M
    OCLC/WorldCa45544916

    South Carolina hunters kil double-crested cormorants on Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie in one month this winter in an effort to reduce the number of the fish-eating birds on the lakes.   A proposed hunting season on double-crested cormorants in Ontario is politically motivated to appease angry sport hunters and commercial fishers who view cormorants .

    Start Preamble Start Printed Page AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are issuing this final rule to comply with a court order that vacated provisions of regulations governing control of depredating double-crested cormorants at aquaculture facilities and for control of double-crested cormorants to protect. Alaska Hunting Regulations eective uly, through une, Fur Animals, Small Game, Unclassified Game, and Deleterious Exotic Wildlife no closed season Cormorant (Double-crested and Pelagic Cormorants only) Units 6, , , 22, and

    Double-crested cormorants, Phalcrocorax auritus, qualify for protection under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act makes it illegal for anyone to take, possess, import, export, transport, sell, purchase, barter, or offer for sale, purchase, or barter, any migratory bird, or the parts, nests, or eggs of such a bird except under the terms of a valid permit issued pursuant. The DNR will use the feedback to shape regulations for the hunting season. The survey, which is open until through Sunday, Feb. 16, and further details are on the DNR website. -- Minnesota DNR.


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Regulations for hunting seasons for double-crested cormorants by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Regulations for hunting seasons for double-crested cormorants: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). H.R. A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act that authorize states to establish hunting seasons for double-crested cormorants H.R.

would direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations authorizing states to establish hunting seasons for double-crested cormorants. Under the ministry’s proposal, the double-crested cormorant would be listed as a game bird and an open season would be established across the province from March 15 to Dec.

31 each year. Hunters would need an outdoors card and small game license to hunt double-crested cormorants. The Double-crested Cormorant is the most numerous and widespread cormorant in North America and the only one found in large numbers inland.

It nests in scattered colonies with herons and egrets on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and in the interior of the continent. The winter range includes the Pacific Coast from Alaska to Mexico, and the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from North Carolina to Belize. To accompany the proposed hunting seasons, the Ministry will implement a cormorant monitoring program to assess population status and trends.

Monitoring of cormorants will allow the Ministry to assess the impacts of the hunting season and to adjust cormorant hunting regulations if necessary to address any concerns about population sustainability. Double-crested cormorants are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Under the Act, the Service implements conventions between the United States and four neighboring countries (Canada, Mexico, Russia, and Japan) for the protection of shared migratory birds.

Range and Habitat. Double-crested cormorants are widely distributed in North. Double Crested Cormorant. Protected non-game species.

Goose-sized with slender body, long neck. Slender, hooked bill that is usually tilted up while swimming. Orange throat patch. Dark, nearly totally black body. More rapid wing beat and longer tail than geese.

The province will introduce a fall hunting season for double-crested cormorants starting in September in an attempt to protect fish stocks and natural habitats. Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski made the announcement Friday in Fenelon Falls, northwest of Peterborough, following a series of public consultations dating back.

Now, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has submitted a proposal to classify the double-crested cormorant as a game bird and create a hunting season between March 15 and Dec.

Asked about the provincial government’s announcement Friday to open a fall hunting season for cormorant between Sept. 15 and Dec. 31, Chief Scott McLeod said while he is not anti-hunting, he also believes if people are going to harvest cormorants it cant be done wastefully.

The Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry explains that they’re taking steps to protect fish stocks and natural habitat from double-crested cormorants, a harmful species of birds. After receiving public feedback, Yakabuski says they’re introducing an annual hunting season for the birds from September 15th to December 31st.

Official Connecticut Hunting & Trapping rules & regulations. Season dates, license info, bag limits and more. Deer and Turkey Season info. All control activities previously authorized under a Nuisance Double-crested Cormorant Control Permit must cease immediately.

TPWD's authority to issue Nuisance Double-crested Cormorant Control Permits was based on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service depredation order for double-crested cormorants to protect public resources. 2) Create an open hunting season for double-crested cormorant from March 15 to December 31 each year across the province.

3) Create an exemption allowing small game licences to be valid for double-crested cormorant hunting in central and northern Ontario from June 16 to August 31 each year. The proposed bag limit of 50 Double-crested Cormorants per day per hunter with no possession limit over a nine and a half month open season is exceptionally high, unsustainable, and without precedent under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act for its failure to.

As of press time for this publication, a hunting season for double-crested cormorants had not been established in the regulations.

Any updates on the status of the proposal to establish a hunting season for doublecrested cormorants will be posted at: A proposed hunting season for double-crested cormorants starting next year is being welcomed by the Port Colborne and District Conservation Club, Ontario Commercial Fisheries' Association and.

Migratory Bird Permits; Regulations for Double-Crested Cormorant Management. Wednesday, October 8, * AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Final rule and notice of record of decision. SUMMARY: Increasing populations of the double-crested cormorant have caused biological and socioeconomic resource conflicts.

Create an open hunting season for double-crested cormorant from March 15 to December 31 each year across the province. Create an exemption allowing small game licences to be valid for double-crested cormorant hunting in central and northern Ontario from June 16 to August 31 each year.

Comments on the proposal to establish a hunting season for double-crested cormorants in Ontario ran from Novem to January 3, The proposal summary reads, “we are proposing to list the double-crested cormorant as a game bird, create a hunting season in Ontario for population management and make related changes.

Ontario proposes cormorant hunting season Decem Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has proposed a hunting season for double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auratus).This publication is provided as a guide to Florida hunting laws and regulations; however, the Wildlife Code of the State of Florida is the final authority on hunting laws.

The Florida Wildlife Code, Division Number 68A of the Florida Administrative Code, can be obtained at The FWC strives to ensure the information in this. Many people are also concerned about potential impacts on fish populations and angling opportunities.

The MNRF is proposing to establish a hunting season for cormorants from March 15 to December 31 with a bag limit of 50 birds/day and require hunters to use non-toxic shot.