Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service:
Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations on Certain Federal Indian Reservations and Ceded Lands for the 2000-01 Early Season
OGC-00-64: Published: Sep 18, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 2000.
Pursuant to legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) new rule on migratory bird hunting on tribal land. GAO noted that: (1) the rule would prescribe special early season migratory bird hunting regulations for certain tribes in federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands; and (2) FWS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.