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Bald Eagle Shooting: Reward Offered

ATCHISON COUNTY, MO — On Jan. 13 someone found a dead bald eagle near Rock Port and, because it appeared to have been shot down from a tree, reported it to the conservation department. Upon examination, the approximate 4-year-old eagle was found to have been healthy before its shooting, which was carried out by a small caliber rifle. It’s illegal—both a state and federal offense—to shoot a bald eagle, which

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