MBTA: The Bird Protection Law David Ringer, Chief Network Officer at the National Audubon Society, talks about the history of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, signed into law 100 years ago and why it is important today in this great video. Posted by on Monday, August 6, 2018 - 16:28 Make a gift! Please consider supporting Audubon California. Your gifts will support so much, including our work educating farmers about creating bird-friendly habitat. Every gift makes a different. Donate Now Popular Stories Wildfire and California Rangelands Alfalfa is for the Birds! Sprague Ranch House lost to fire Western Snowy Plovers nest at Huntington State Beach for the first time in five decades Congratulations to Audubon in Action Awardees from California!