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Chapter 4 - Chapter 4 A Laws and Regulations Notable People...

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Chapter 4. Laws and Regulations – Notable People A) Laws were established to protect wildlife species and habitat. Examples: 1) 1844-- New York State Game Protective Assoc. 2) 1887 -- Mich., Wis., Minn., established the first Game Wardens 3) 1900 -- The Lacey Act, Fed. Gov. moved to stop market hunting 4) 1918 -- Migratory Bird Treaty with Canada 5) 1929 -- Migratory Bird Conservation Act: Five types of refuges, production, wintering, migration (resting), depredation, and big game ranges. 6) 1934 -- Duck Stamp Act provided stable funding for first time. 7) 1937 -- Federal Aid to States in Wildlife Restoration Act -- also known as the Pittman-Robertson or PR Act for wildlife research and habitat development. Largest source of stable funding. 8) 1950 -- Dingell-Johnson Act or DJ Act provided money for fisheries projects. 9) 1969 -- National Environmental Policy Act. (NEPA): Established environmental protection goals and measures very important to man and wildlife. Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
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10) 1973 -- The New Endangered Species Act: Improved on
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