FWS Announces New Rule Prescribing Hunting Regulations for Certain Tribes

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced a final rule prescribing special migratory bird hunting regulations for certain Tribes on Federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands. The rule responds to Tribal requests for FWS recognition of their authority to regulate hunting under established guidelines. The rule becomes effective on August 31, 2022.