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  • A brown welcome sign that reads Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior.
    Information icon The entrance sight at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in Suches, GA. Photo by USFWS.

    Reward offered for Chattahoochee fish kill information

    June 6, 2018 | 2 minute read

    Suches, Georgia — In the early hours of June 4, the main water line to the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery was cut off, killing about 52,000 trout worth $62,000. The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The hatchery’s friends group is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the fish-kill perpetrators. “It’s beyond me why somebody would do this,” said Kelly Taylor, project leader at Chattahoochee.  Read the full story...

  • A mature bald eagle with white head and dark brown feathers perched on a dead tree limb just over a giant nest.
    Bald eagle perched at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by USFWS.

    Federal and state officials request assistance in investigation of bald eagle nest destruction

    July 20, 2017 | 2 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) are requesting assistance with an investigation of the destruction of a bald eagle nest. An active bald eagle nest was destroyed in Berkeley County, South Carolina, in June 2017. The nest was in an area of woods being logged near the junction of Crowfield Boulevard and Corporate Parkway in Goose Creek, S.C. The Service is offering a reward of $1,000 for information that leads to successful prosecution in this case.  Read the full story...

  • A brown eagle with sharp curved beak and talons perched on a tree.
    Juvenile bald eagle. Photo by Ken Thomas.

    $12,500 reward for information involving bald eagle shooting

    June 26, 2015 | 3 minute read

    Dandridge, Tennessee — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of a bald eagle in Jefferson County in the area of Elliots Shoals on Douglas Lake near Dandridge, Tennessee. A reward of up to $12,500 is being offered for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting the eagle. The wounded eagle was discovered alive on June 8, 2015, approximately 7.  Read the full story...

  • A bald eagle strewn on the grass laying on its back.
    Poisoned eagle in Louisiana. Photo by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement.

    $11,000 reward offered for information in death of bald eagles in Plaquemine, Louisiana

    May 28, 2015 | 3 minute read

    Federal and state wildlife officers are investigating the poisoning deaths of two bald eagles in Iberville parish, Louisiana, last month. A reward of up to $11,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of $5,000; The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering $5,000; and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Operation Game Thief program is offering $1,000.  Read the full story...

  • An injured bald eagle crouched in a field.
    Information icon The gunshot wounds to the eagle were too severe for survival so this representative of our national symbol had to be euthanized. Photo by Adam Caughern.

    $7,500 reward for information on bald eagle shooting

    March 31, 2015 | 2 minute read

    SHREVEPORT, LA - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are seeking information on the shooting of a bald eagle that was found near Cavett River Road in Gilliam, Louisiana. The Humane Society of the United States, The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a reward of up to $7,500 for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for this unlawful act.  Read the full story...

  • Injured eagle on lab table getting treatment.
    A wounded bald eagle receiving follow-up treatment by University of Tennessee Veterinary Hospital.

    $10,000 reward for information involving bald eagle shooting

    January 27, 2015 | 3 minute read

    VONORE, TN — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of an adult bald eagle, about 14 miles east of Vonore, Tennessee. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to a conviction of the person or persons responsible for wounding the eagle, including $5,000 by The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust.  Read the full story...

  • A bald eagle perched with its wings spread.
    A bald eagle prepares for flight. Photo by Richard Keen / RMA.

    $7,500 reward for information on bald eagle killing in Louisiana

    April 11, 2014 | 1 minute read

    VERRET, LA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating the killing of a bald eagle near Verret, Louisiana in St Bernard Parish. The eagle was discovered on April 4, 2014, near the fire station on Highway 300 and Bayou Road. A reward of up to $7,500 is being offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Humane Society of the United States for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the killing.  Read the full story...

  • A dead red wolf shows signs of decomposition in the understory.
    Information icon Gunshot red wolf found on private property north of the Town of Swanquarter, in western Hyde County, North Carolina, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Photo by USFWS.

    Federal officials request assistance in sixth gunshot red wolf reward up to $26,000

    November 21, 2013 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a sixth red wolf in the last four weeks. In the latest death, the federally protected wolf’s body was recovered from private property north of the Town of Swanquarter, in western Hyde County, North Carolina, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The red wolf’s body had an apparent gunshot wound. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of a red wolf may be eligible for a reward.  Read the full story...

  • A dead red wolf with a gun shot wound to the body in the bed of a truck.
    Information icon Red wolf found shot in Washington County, NC on Nov. 18, 2013. Photo by USFWS.

    Federal officials request assistance regarding latest red wolf killing

    November 20, 2013 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a fifth red wolf in the last month. In the latest death, the federally protected wolf’s body was recovered from private property north of the town of Creswell, in Washington County, North Carolina, on Monday, November 18, 2013. The red wolf’s body had an apparent gunshot wound. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of a red wolf may be eligible for a reward.  Read the full story...

  • Local and national conservation organizations increase reward to $21,000 for investigation assistance related to red wolf deaths

    November 5, 2013 | 5 minute read

    Pledged contributions from the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Red Wolf Coalition, Humane Society of the United States, and the Center for Biological Diversity have increased the reward amount for information on the suspected illegal take of two radio-collared red wolves that were found dead in two different locations in Washington County, NC. The first wolf was located on October 28, 2013, south of Roper and west of Lake Phelps, in central Washington County, NC.  Read the full story...

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