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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-BD74 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Migratory Bird Management; Managing Resident Canada Geese at Agricultural Facilities 

Resident Canada geese (Branta canadensis) are present in all of the lower 48 States and the District of Columbia. This rule would expand the time period for authorized take of resident Canada geese at agricultural facilities in the States of Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. This rule would facilitate local control of goose numbers at agricultural facilities and thereby help address goose-related problems in those locations.

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21   
Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 703 to 712    16 U.S.C. 742(a) to 742(j)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/25/2019  84 FR 29835   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/26/2019 
Final Action  12/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Paul Padding
Atlantic Flyway Representative, Division of Migratory Bird Management
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
11510 American Holly Drive,
Laurel, MD 20708
Phone:301 497-5851
Fax:301 497-5885