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Wisconsin. State Conservation Committee (1915-27) / Biennial report of the State Conservation Commission of Wisconsin for the years 1915 and 1916
(1916)

Ducks,   pp. 48-49 PDF (461.8 KB)


Page 48


48         WISCONSIN CONSERVATION COMMISSION
distributed by our wardens and members of the associations, and the birds
survived with very few perishing.
  The farmers generally are very choice of the covies that are located on
their premises, as they have proven their value to the agriculturist in
                             BOB WHITE
destroying potato bugs and other destructive insects. Consequently the
quail have a generous friend in the farmer and a thrifty spirit of co6pera-
tion is redounding greatly to the benefit of the quail.
                               DUCKS.
  We view with optimism the future of all of our waterfowl. The Federal
Migratory Bird law has thrown around them that degree of protection
that in its scope guarantees their protection throughout the United States.
The few years that this law has been in effect has proven the wisdom
of its passage in a large increase in the number of birds coming to Wis-
consin. Our wardens report that it has been many years since the influx


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