Wildlife Restoration and Conservation: Proceedings of the North American Wildlife Conference Called by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Connecting Wing Auditorium and the Mayflower Hotel, Washington D.C. February 3-7, 1936 ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936 - Wildlife conservation - 675 pages

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Page 39 - If a bird's nest chance to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young...
Page 12 - ... and Whereas, Many of these species are of great value as a source of food or in destroying insects which are injurious to forests and forage plants on the public domain, as well as to agricultural crops, in both...
Page 96 - ... or in the board of directors shall be filled by the remaining members.
Page 232 - In order to secure to the Indians of the Province the continuance of the supply of game and fish for their support and subsistence, Canada agrees that the laws respecting game in force in the Province from time to time shall apply to the Indians within the boundaries thereof, provided however, that the said Indians shall have the right, which the Province hereby assures to them, of hunting, trapping and fishing game and fish for food at all seasons of the year on all unoccupied Crown lands and on...
Page 551 - Nevertheless, it is a_ singular irony of fate that this same oil, a residual deposit from the ancient vanished life of the earth, should be destined to cause such widespread suffering and destruction to various forms of present-day aquatic and avian life. Driving the wheels of industry, making possible the development of an age of transportation by land, sea, and air, and contributing in many ways to the comforts and refinements of our lives, this same black gold, when improperly handled or permitted...
Page 194 - ... tripped up and silenced: is there not something brave and spirited in such a termination? and does not life go down with a better grace, foaming in full body over a precipice, than miserably straggling to an end in sandy deltas?
Page 424 - ... spots. I have one about three inches long, with the tail more compressed and obtuse, than the above." All the Salamanders here described, feed upon insects, which they devour in very large numbers, and hence their utility cannot be questioned.
Page 232 - ... Province from time to time shall apply to the Indians within the boundaries thereof, provided, however, that the said Indians shall have the right, which the Province hereby assures to them, of hunting, trapping and fishing game and fish for food at all seasons of the year on all unoccupied Crown lands and on any other lands to which the said Indians may have a right of access.
Page 558 - ... (2) upon such terms as the President shall prescribe, to make grants to States, municipalities, or other public bodies for the construction, repair, or improvement of any such project, but no such grant shall be in excess of 30 per centum of the cost of the labor and materials employed upon such project...
Page 250 - Committee on fish culture was formed, with duties (i) to act as a clearing house for information and suggestions regarding every branch of fish culture, (ii) to promote the co-ordination and development of research and fish cultural technique in fresh water, to consider what researches should be undertaken, and to recommend accordingly, and (iii) to advise such other action in respect to the science and technology of fresh water fish culture as may...

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