Michigan DNR joins bird treaty centennial celebration

January 10, 2016 4:57 PM

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Michigan DNR joins bird treaty centennial celebration

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's Department of Natural Resources is teaming with other conservation agencies in a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty.

The U.S. signed the treaty with Great Britain 1916. The British were acting on behalf of Canada. Similar agreements were reached shortly thereafter with Japan, Russia and Mexico.

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