Department of Infrastructure fined $10,000 for disrupting threatened birds’ nests

The territorial Department of Infrastructure (INF) was ordered Thursday to pay a $10,000 fine for disturbing migratory bird nests off of Highway 3.  Bank swallows, a threatened species under the Migratory Bird Act, typically nest on sand banks, both natural and artificial, such as riverbanks, quarries, sand and gravel mounds. The birds dig burrows which […]