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Reward offered for information on bald eagle found dead in Banks county, Georgia

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement in Atlanta, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division are investigating the death of a bald eagle in North Georgia.

A farmer found the eagle on a farm in Banks County, south of Baldwin, Georgia, on August 7, 2015.

A $2,500.00 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and successful conviction in this investigation.

Information can be provided to the Ranger Hotline at (800) 241-4130 or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Special Agent John Elofson at (404) 763-7959, ext. 222.  Callers may remain anonymous.

Contacts

Phil Kloer, USFWS
404-679-7299
Philip_Kloer@fws.gov

Mark McKinnon, GA DNR, 706-557-3106 
mark.mckinnon@dnr.ga.gov

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