COCHRANE, Alta. – An Alberta man has been fined $3,000 for hunting in a wildlife sanctuary.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife Enforcement said Kyle Knowles pleaded guilty earlier this month in Cochrane court to shooting at a deer in the Harold Creek wildlife sanctuary west of Calgary.
The court heard that Knowles was seen leaving his vehicle and shooting twice from the roadway at a deer.
There are numerous signs around the sanctuary stating that hunting is not permitted, and it is also well-documented online and in the hunting regulations.
Knowles also was given a five-year recreational hunting licence suspension.
No animals were harmed.
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