Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service: Migratory Bird Hunting; Regulations on Certain Federal Indian Reservations and Ceded Lands for the 2008-09 Late Season
GAO-09-79R: Oct 9, 2008
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) new rule on regulations on certain federal Indian reservations and ceded lands for the 2008-09 late season. GAO found that (1) the final rule prescribes special late-season migratory bird hunting regulations for certain tribes on federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands, and allows for the establishment of season bag limits and harvest at levels compatible with population and habitat conditions; and (2) FWS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.