An anonymous tip led authorities to a man shooting trumpeter swans at a marsh in central Iowa. Although a conservation officer arrived at the scene, it wasn’t before six of the swans were killed, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Related: Trumpeter swans back from brink of extinction Learn more from the Iowa […]
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported today that two hunters were charged in connection with the killing of one trumpeter swan and injuring another. According to the DNR, the incident took place shortly after 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The two were charged by the DNR on Sunday morning following an investigation.