Herp Alliance- Best Management Practices, Legislative Pitfalls & Strategic Landmines

Jan 16, 2013
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

The Reptile Report - -Recently the issue of Best Management Practices (BMPs), or defined standards of care for reptiles has been hotly debated within the reptile community. Although defined BMPs as suggestions for voluntary compliance by an organization are not, in themselves, a negative idea, the inclusion of BMPs into statute can make them a bar, or a very onerous hurdle, to working with certain animals. In order to understand the ramifications of BMPs, you must first understand legislative schemes.

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