We received the following email from a reader, and wanted to pass it along.
“On Sunday June 16th I stopped at Weed Lake around 2 PM to see which birds might be around, only to find that there were almost no birds there. That was because someone was kitesurfing on the lake. I called the Report a Poacher line to report it, and then went in to tell the doofus that Weed Lake is a wetlands conservation project (just in case he couldn’t read that really large sign that says “wetlands conservation project”) and that these activities are not allowed in a wetlands area. I also told him I’d reported him and given the Fisheries Department his license plate number. He didn’t seem too concerned.
I have no idea if reporting it will make any difference but I hope so. Those of us who love and want to protect the species who use the wetlands may need to step up to the plate and police the area as best we can. Please stress to your readers how important it is to report every violation and every threat to the wilderness and wetlands areas we love.”