Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act

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3:16 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Senator Cardin Pushes Conservation Bill for Migratory Birds

Baltimore Oriole
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WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is pushing a conservation bill favoring the Baltimore oriole and other migratory birds.

The Maryland Democrat said Thursday that the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee approved his bill to reauthorize the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.

The act promotes long-term conservation, education, research, monitoring, and habitat protection for more than 350 bird species. Reauthorization would provide funding for the research.

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