Monday, October 25, 2010

Trumpeter Swan Shooting

Reward Offered for Information on Trumpeter Swan Shooting

Four immature trumpeter swans were shot at Brown's Lake, near Warroad, MN, during the youth waterfowl weekend and the ruffed grouse opener that was held Sept 18-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
The dead swans were left at the lake, which is located 4 miles southeast of Norris Camp, the headquarters of the Red Lake Wildlife Management Area.
The trumpeter swan is a threatened species and shooting one is considered a gross
Anyone with information about the swan shooting should call the Turn in Poachers (TIP) Hotline at 800-652-9093. There is a reward being offered and the person reporting the information may remain anonymous.