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ACTION ALERT: No to Hunting of Sandhill Cranes of Kentucky ! PLEASE ACTION !

Animals  (tags: migration, kentucky, winter, masscre, slaughter, cruelty, authorities, protection, birds )

- 2577 days ago -
Hunters would be allowed to shoot the birds as they migrate through Kentucky in winter, even though sandhill cranes' stopover is brief and has a minimal effect on people and other animals. Hunters consider the cranes a challenge because the majestic bird

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Simone D (1462)
Sunday May 29, 2011, 11:12 am
While it is important to write Commissioner Jon Gassett, please write or phone the district Commissioners as well to say that you want to keep Sandhill Cranes as a species that is NOT hunted in Kentucky. Scroll down to see a list of the Kentucky District Commissioners and their contact information.

Anyone wishing to email their thoughts directly to KDFWR can do so by using the email address: or
Comments will be passed along to the Commissioners by KDFWR staff.

Please send a copy of your letter(s) and emails to Governor Steve Beshear as well as your state representatives and senators.

Governor Steve Beshear
Mailing Address:
700 Capitol Avenue, Suite 100
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
To send an electronic message to Governor Beshear CLICK HERE
Kentucky Representatives and Senators

KDFWR/District Commissioners CONTACT INFO:

Send your letter(s) to KDFWR/District Commissoners:

Commissioner Jon Gassett
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
#1 Sportsman’s Lane
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Terry K. Teitloff - 1st District
(270) 928-4348
788 Hillcrest Drive
Smithland, KY 42081
First District Counties: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg.

2nd District
Does not have a District Commissioner at this time
Second District Counties: Allen, Butler, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Simpson, Todd, Union, Warren and Webster.

Stuart N. Ray – 3rd District
(502) 777-2269
12203 Lucas Lane
Louisville, KY 40223
Third District Counties: Breckinridge, Bullitt, Jefferson, Meade, Oldham, Shelby and Spencer.

James R. Angel, M.D. – 4th District
(270) 789-2471
1698 Old Lebanon Rd., Suite 3B
Campbellsville, KY 42718
Fourth District Counties: Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson, Taylor and Washington.

James R. Rich, M.D. – 5th District
(859) 356-9274
5975 Taylor Mill Road
Covington, KY 41015
Fifth District Counties: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Kenton, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, and Trimble.

Stephen M. Glenn – 6th District
(502) 875-4208
100 Old Hwy 151, Loop 2
Frankfort, KY 40601
Sixth District Counties: Anderson, Boyle, Casey, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Jessamine, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Powell, Rockcastle, Scott and Woodford.

Doug Hensley – 7th District
(606) 436-2321
P. O. Box 480
Hazard, KY 41701
Seventh District Counties: Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry and Pike.

Norman (Joe) Fryman – 8th District
(859) 749-4663
4175 Lexington Rd.
Paris, KY 40361
Eighth District Counties: Bath, Bourbon, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Rowan and Wolfe.

Laird Taylor Orr, Jr. – 9th District
(606) 528-2963
118 Randall Hill
London, KY 40743
Ninth District Counties: Bell, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Wayne, and Whitley.


Regina P (67)
Sunday May 29, 2011, 12:14 pm
Noted, signed on 3/5. Thank you

Nancy Roussy (79)
Sunday May 29, 2011, 12:20 pm
Noted, thank you!

Vivian F (491)
Sunday May 29, 2011, 2:52 pm
Why don't these great 'HUNTERS' go and fight in the war????? Leave the innocent birds and other wildlife alone!!!

. (1)
Sunday May 29, 2011, 10:08 pm
Noted. Thank you Simone.

Carol H (229)
Monday May 30, 2011, 4:10 am
action to be taken, thanks Simone

Kayla S (15)
Monday May 30, 2011, 5:31 am
Sandhill cranes are such amazing creatures! I could never imagine anybody ever wanting to hurt one, or any other animal for that matter.

Ralph F (67)
Monday May 30, 2011, 5:31 am
Noted / Signed.

Cindy C (125)
Monday May 30, 2011, 10:05 am
signed and noted with thanks aww

Past Member (0)
Monday May 30, 2011, 12:39 pm
Will call tomorrow...beautiful birds...must be protected/saved.

nata m (63)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 7:42 am

SANDRA R (144)
Wednesday June 1, 2011, 8:52 am
Noted and forwarded. Thank you Simone.
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