A public comment period is being held on the Utah crow hunt.
The crow hunt was passed by the Utah Wildlife Board and is now scheduled to take place from September 1-30, 2014 and from December 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015. (The relevant rule change is R657-6 adding American Crow as a Migratory Game Bird and Upland Game Bird (Bulletin p.103).)
To make your comment, please see below, at the end.
Ten reasons why a crow hunt is a bad idea:
One – no one eats crows. No one uses them for trophies. Existing Utah law requires that animals killed while hunting must be used for food or trophies. Therefore, hunting crows cannot be legal under existing Utah law.
Two – Extensive training is required to tell the difference between crows and ravens. Therefore, many ravens and other black birds would be accidentally shot by hunters who are trying…
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