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Posted on June 8, 2012
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has drafted a plan to guide management of the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 years. This 9,184-acre refuge is located in Cayuga, Seneca and Wayne Counties and was established in 1938 to provide nesting, feeding, and resting habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds. In the drafted plan, three alternatives are presented for public review. Alternative A would keep things as they currently are. Alternative B would open new opportunities and more accessible sites for hunting. Alternative C is similar to Alternative B, but would leave waterfowl hunting in its current state.
Alternative B would do the following:
Alternative C would do the following:
For more information on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s drafted plan for the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, please click here. The comment period closes on Thursday, June 21, and comments can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include “Montezuma NWR Draft CCP” in the subject line of the message.
It is important to encourage the USFWS to expand access and opportunities for hunting on refuge lands, so please take a few minutes to submit comments in support of Alternative B.
New York, Hunting/Conservation
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