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Migratory Birds Convention Act




This Act implements the Cananda-US Convention for the protection of migratory birds. Together with its regulations, the Act:

  • authorizes the establishment, control and management of Migratory Bird Sanctuaries for nationally significant habitat
  • prohibits activities in sanctuaries that may be harmful to birds, eggs, nests or habitat of migratory birds
  • prohibits the deposition of any substance harmful to migratory birds in any waters or any area frequented by migratory birds

Additional Information:

Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

Submitted by: WetlandNetwork

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