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8/21/23  2:56 pm
Commenter: Thomas P. Charlock (Hampton Roads Bird Club newsletter editor)

Temporary ban sought for seine netting of menhaden in lower Ches. Bay

Please issue a temporary ban on seine netting of menhaden in the lower bay. Menhaden in this area are a critical food source for ospreys; reproduction of this charismatic species is critically failing this year; the chicks are starving.

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