Office of External Affairs
Mountain-Prairie Region

NEWS RELEASE

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mountain-Prairie Region
134 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, Colorado 80228

March 30, 2009

Contact:  Ken Dulik, 605-885-6403

                                                                                                       

Bald Eagle Shot Near Hitchcock, South Dakota

- Reward Offered -


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the shooting of an immature bald eagle eleven miles east and three miles south of Hitchcock, South Dakota.  The eagle was shot and killed prior to
March 27, 2009.


Bald Eagles are protected by both federal and state law.  Bald eagles are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. 


Callers with information may remain anonymous.  Please contact one of the following individuals:

Special Agent Ken Dulik, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 605.885.6403

Wildlife Conservation Officer Tim McCurdy 605.353.7146

SDGF&P TIPS Hotline - 1-888 OVERBAG - (783-7224)

 

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