Monday, April 16, 2007 | On the MSCP: The plan itself has not been signed by all the agencies involved. For example the California Department of Fish & Game and the Fish and Wildlife Service have refused to sign because anti-hunting and anti-gun county officials inserted language to the effect that hunting is incompatible with conservation.
Pro-consumptive use officials have been working since to remove that sentence from the plan. Meanwhile these same officials manage their respective lands to include consumptive use.
Jim Dodd is the chairman of the San Diego County Fish & Wildlife Advisory Commission