These Birds — and Federal Red Tape — Could Harm Great Lakes Fish Populations

From: Detroit Free Press

“A federal judge’s ruling in 2016 halted wildlife management agencies from their practice of killing limited numbers of double-crested cormorants — sleek, black, diving, fish-eating seabirds — to control their populations. That ruling — and the lack of progress on solutions since — has cormorant populations rising again, and has folks like Engle worried that the voracious birds will harm local fisheries as they did in the early 2000s.”

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