Department of Interior Grants to Protect North American Waterfowl, Other Bird Species

Grus canadensis -George C Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, British Columbia, Canada

“One hundred years ago, the United States and Canada signed the first Migratory Bird Treaty, recognizing that protecting these birds and their habitat requires an international effort,” said Secretary Jewell. “As we celebrate the centennial of this landmark conservation treaty this year, we are reminded of the many millions of acres of wetlands lost over the years, These wetland restoration and habitat conservation projects with our partners across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada show a true spirit of international cooperation for the long-term benefit of healthy lands, waters and wildlife.”

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