Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a final rule that, effective July 24, will list the Philippine cockatoo and the yellow-crested cockatoo as endangered, and the white cockatoo as threatened, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
This rule makes it illegal for any person subject to U.S. jurisdiction to take (includes harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap or capture) within the U.S. or upon...more
The Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis) is featured on the newest CITES collector pin in the series. Now available in the AFA Store!
The Lear’s macaw is endangered in its natural habitat in Brazil. Recent conservation efforts have resulted in an increase in the wild population, but now the birds have taken to raiding the corn fields of local farmers....more
Anyone that needs help or input with legislative issues should contact AFA Legislative Vice President Genny Wall immediately at Gwlawco@aol.com.
We can now keep, breed, sell, and transport our federally listed non-native endangered species of wildlife in Virginia. Click here to read more.
The AFA Disaster Relief Team is ready to assist anyone in need due to a recent weather-related disaster. Contact the AFA Business Office at 512-585-9800 or your Regional Director immediately so that AFA can assist you with your bird-related needs.
Didn't make it to the 2013 Educational Conference? Want to share a particular speaker's presentation with your local bird club? Looking to add to your private avian library? The 2013 Convention DVDs are now available. Get yours now!