Wildlife Law, Regulation & Falconry: Legal Principles - W. Murrin & H. Webster
Weight: 1.35 pounds
An Analysis of Legal Principles
Hardbound Cloth - 6" x 9" - 256 Pages
by William J. Murrin & Harold M. Webster, Jr.
"This book is supported and funded by numerous main-stream falconers for the benefit of the falconry community. It is important reading for all falconers interested in personal rights and the over-bearing falconry regulations and their far-reaching affects."
Table of Contents:
- Evolution of Wildlife Law and Management
- U.S. Wildlife Laws and Regulations
- Ownership of Wildlife
- Public Trust Doctrine
- Warrantless Administrative Inspections
- Open Fields Doctrine
- The Role Religious Environmentalism Plays in Wildlife Management
- Privileges versus Rights
- Falconry Regulatory Regime
- Nonresident Take
- The Poster Child of the Endangered Species Act: The Peregrine Falcon
Some of the more salient subjects covered are: ownership of harvested wildlife; the Public Trust Doctrine; warrantless administrative searches; the Open Fields Doctrine; nature religious worship; privileges versus rights; and finally, the correction of the mistaken notion that DDT was the cause of the peregrine falcon's population decline-the politics of which has had a devastating effect on wildlife management, exemplified by the abuses of the Endangered Species Act and falconry regulations.