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SD man fined $18k for killing migratory birds

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Vale man has been sentenced in federal court to a year of probation and fined $18,000 for trapping and killing migratory birds.

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 68-year-old Glen Schummer pleaded guilty to violating the f…continue reading on

Reward out for info on bald eagle killing

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

STRANDBURG (AP) — State and national wildlife agencies are offering an reward for information on the fatal shooting of a bald eagle northeast of Watertown.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department say …continue reading on

SD GF&P officer is fair, hardworking

November 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Lake Madison fishing investigation driven by citizen complaints.

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$10,000 reward offered in whooping crane shooting

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Whooping Crane Conservation Association offers reward for information about rare bird killed April 20. Continue Reading

SD, feds investigating whooping crane shooting near Miller

April 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The migrating adult whooping crane was traveling with two other whooping cranes before being shot with a high-powered rifle while standing in a corn field. Continue Reading

2 bull elk shot, killed in Wind Cave National Park

February 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) State and federal authorities are investigating the killing of two bull elk in Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota.
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SD poaching tips spurs 394 cases in past year

December 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A program that offers reward money for tips about illegal hunting or fishing in South Dakota paid out $8,725 last year.
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Man charged with threatening hunters

November 23, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

A Big Lake man convicted in a poaching and pot-growing operation one year ago is now charged with threatening the hunters who made the initial complaint. Continue Reading

Outdoors: DNR night flights combat illegal shining, poaching

November 11, 2011 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is using its team of conservation officer pilots to identify shiners and other lawbreakers Continue Reading

Wildlife officials use robo-deer to catch poachers

October 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Nighttime deer poachers beware that shadowy creature on the side of the road may just be remote-controlled.
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