Jeffrey Erman, Bismarck, was charged with trading in special influence, disorderly conduct-obscenity and interfering with rights of hunters and trappers, court records show. Dustin Wolf of West Fargo was charged with criminal trespass
The eagle turned out to have two sprains in one of its wings. Dr. Debbie Eskedahl, founder of Wild and Free, said it’s difficult to say what exactly caused the injury, but it could have been an event like flying into a power line or something similar.
The timing of the ban is especially unfortunate because waterfowl seasons in some Canadian provinces opened Sept. 1, and many American hunters had scheduled trips to Canada to hunt ducks, geese and sandhill cranes – migratory birds with no regard for borders.