Bald Eagle Shot Near New Effington, South Dakota
For Immediate Release
May 6, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks 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 approximately four miles north and two miles east of New Effington, South Dakota. The eagle was shot just west of the intersection of Roberts county road 25 and county road 8. The eagle was shot on or before May 3, 2014.
Bald Eagles are protected by both federal and state law, including 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 Dean Shultz, 605.698.3852
SDGF&P TIPS Hotline - 1-888 OVERBAG
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