FWS Seeks Public Input on MMPA and Wild Bird Conservation Act Permit Applications

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced its receipt of Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) permit applications for the photography or research of manatees in Florida. FWS also received one Wild Bird Conservation Act permit application for the import of one hundred eclectus parrots by an individual in the state of Georgia who is seeking to establish a captive breeding program. FWS will accept public comments on the applications through December 12, 2022.