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“The crow hunt would definitely hurt crow populations,” says Dr. Wayne Whaley, an ornithologist and Professor of Biology at Utah Valley University, in Orem, Utah.

On June 5, 2014, the Utah Wildlife Board voted 3-2 to allow, for the first time ever, a crow hunt in Utah. The hunt is now scheduled to take place over four months — the whole of September and December of 2014, as well as all of January and February 2015.

A comment period is being held now, during the month of July, ending on July 31. To send in your comment, please see below, at the end.

A public hearing will be held on July 29 – see below for details.

The decision to hold the hunt can still be reversed, so public participation is as important as ever.

Dr. Whaley calls the hunt “unethical and unscientific” and says that the small population of…

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