On October 8th, 2021, Spiritwood Conservation Officers received a call through the TIPP Line in regards to the unlawful dumping of migratory birds near Sunset View Beach, Turtle Lake, SK. Upon investigation, officers determined that a total of 152 birds were dumped, with 140 of those being left to waste. Included were 65 white geese, 41 cackling geese, 22 white fronted geese, 5 Canada geese and 7 ducks. It is believed the birds were dumped between the evening of October 7th, 2021 at approximately 5:30pm and October 8th, 2021 at approximately 9:30am.

If you have any information, call the toll-free Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Turn In Poachers & Polluters Line 1-800-667-7561 or #5555 from a Sasktel cellphone (phone calls only, no text messages). You can also report online at saskatchewan.ca/tipp. Remember, you can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to a conviction.