Executive Order 3596

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Signed by President  Warren G. Harding  Thursday, December 22, 1921

It is hereby ordered that all the lands that now are or may hereafter be included within the boundaries of the Montana National Bison Range, Montana; the Sullys Hill National Park Game Preserve, North Dakota; and the Elk Refuge, Wyoming, be and the same are hereby further reserved and set apart for the use of the Department of Agriculture as refuges and breeding grounds for birds.


It is unlawful for any person to hunt, trap, capture, wilfully disturb or kill any bird of any kind whatever, or take the eggs of such bird, within the limits of these reservations, except under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture.


Warning is expressly given to all persons not to commit any of the acts herein enumerated, under the penalties prescribed by section 84 of the U. S. Penal Code, approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat. 1088).

Signature of Warren G. Harding
Warren G. Harding

The White House,

December 22, 1921.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).