Migratory Bird Act

1918 CEUSA

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, one of the earliest United States environmental laws, is enacted, prohibiting the "taking" of protected migratory bird species.

"The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918," Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Image: Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Falco islandus. Iceland Falcon, adult." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 31, 2022.