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RE: E-M:/ RE: / Response to Dove Rally



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Enviro-Mich message from Rane Curl <ranecurl@engin.umich.edu>
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On Thu, 30 Oct 2003, Wil Cwikiel wrote:

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> From my perspective (i.e., focus on protecting the environment), dove
> hunting would have no adverse impacts on populations or ecosystems.
> Accordingly, I've always had a problem with understanding the opposition
> to a dove season in Michigan.  So please educate me.

It is really very simple. The mourning dove is a songbird, and people do
not think songbirds should be gamebirds. If you understand why songbirds
are protected, you have the answer to your question.

--Rane L Curl




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