Proposed CDFW Bird Nest Regulations Carry CEQA Analysis Implications

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) analyses could become more involved under the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) proposed changes to its existing regulations protecting the nests of birds of prey and California native birds.

New USFWS Authorizations Seek to Simplify Federal MBTA Permitting

A programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) would modify enforcement of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), which protects 1,027 bird species.

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