FWS Accepting Comments on Applications Under MMPA and Wild Bird Conservation Act

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that it has received a Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) permit application from a Montana-based laboratory that wishes to conduct research on polar bear samples and that it is extending the public comment period on a cooperative breeding program under the Wild Bird Conservation Act. FWS will accept comments through October 20, 2022.