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Re: blue heron fiasco

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue heron fiasco
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:37:38 -0600
  • References: <26614395.1114597989939.JavaMail.root@Sniper30>

Well, to be fair, by the time the DNR was called in, the bird was beyond
help.  they authorized putting it out of its misery.  But they still should
have taken in it down IMO.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody " <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 4:32 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue heron fiasco

> So the DNR can authorize someone to shoot a federally protected bird but
> they can't authorize anyone to help it? Ignorant...just plain ignorant.
> :-(
> Melody
> Hills, IA  zone 5
>  --- On Tue 04/26, Donna < gossiper@sbcglobal.net > wrote:
> From: Donna [mailto: gossiper@sbcglobal.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 08:26:30 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] blue heron fiasco
> it is a federal offense to touch that bird.... <br><br>Donna<br><br>---
> Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing
> Center<br><4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:<br>> I'm not sure what is
> wrong with the folks around<br>> here. Everything is always<br>> someone
> else's problem.<br>> A locla column today wrote about a lttle boy who
> saw<br>> a great blue heron<br>> hanging upside down in a cottonwood
> tree, trying to<br>> get untangled. They<br>> called animal control, the
> fire department, the DNR,<br>> all of which said they<br>> couldn't do
> anything. After 6 hrs the bird was<br>> bloody from the high winds<br>>
> and its efforts to get loose so DNR authorized<br>> shooting it - if
> anyone<br>> happened to have a gun, which finally someone found.<br>>
> Unfortunately, the<br>> carcass is still hanging there. They said
> someone<br>> finally called a tree<br>> service the next day, hoping
> they can get it down.<br>> <br>> I'm not sure what should be done, but
> don't you<br>> think the second largest<br>> county in Indiana should
> have some plan in place for<br>> such problems?<br>> Kitty<br>>
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