Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service: Migratory Bird Hunting; Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations on Certain Federal Indian Reservations and Ceded Lands for the 2008-09 Early Season
GAO-08-1150R: Sep 17, 2008
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) new rule on migratory bird hunting regulations on certain federal Indian reservations and ceded lands for the 2008-09 early season. GAO found that (1) the final rule prescribes early season migratory bird hunting regulations for certain tribes on federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands, as well as allowing the establishment of season bag limits and harvest at levels of compatible with populations and habitat conditions; and (2) FWS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.