A Critical Look at Critical Habitat

It is governmentally irresponsible to place humans at risk in the name of protecting a single bird species, which is otherwise being successfully protected through thoughtful management processes that have been shown to be effective without the special legal designation of critical habitat.

This summarizes Dr. Mike Berry's critical look (available here of the Federal Government's May 15, 2008 Federal Register Notice entitled "Revised Designation of Critical Habitat for Winter Population of the Piping Plover in North Carolina."

Dr. Berry's public comment submission on the proposed government rules is here

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