Southern Minnesota farmer fined $12,500, ordered to community service for decimating pelican nests

February 28, 2012 at 3:11 am in Grand Forks Herald

A southern Minnesota farmer has been fined $12,500 and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service in a wildlife program for a rampage last spring in which he destroyed thousands of white pelican eggs and chicks. A federal wildlife agent said the incident was one of the largest “illegal bird takes” in the nation. Continue Reading