Poached wood Trees ???? Prs
Date Posted : 2012-06-08
Group : Materials By Owner
It is because of Paul Reed Smith's willingness to purchase massive amounts poached curly maple during the 80's that the Lacey Act, 16 U.S.C. §§ 3371-3378 was initiated A law demanding more strict certification of exotic woods . Paul was paying cash for pouched curly maple throughout the 80's and. they strip bark off 20-30 to find one curly maple tree worth steeling and leaving total devastation. That is how he built his mega billion dollar buisness by pilfering thousands of trees form park land & privet property.
If you or any one you know has had there property violated during the 1980's Please Contact Me It may not be to late for restitution. This picture represents 50,000 for just a small part of one of these awesome trees that were pillaged throughout Maryland Virgina's Ohio Delaware Pennsylvania and NJ During the 1980's and into the 90's
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The game or fish is not in season; usually the breeding season is declared as the closed season when wildlife speices are protected by law.
The poacher does not own the land he is poaching on and does not have permission form the owner to hunt on that land
The poacher does not possess a valid permit.
The poacher is illegally selling the animal, animal parts or plant for a profit.
The animal is being hunted outside of legal hours.
The hunter used an illegal weapon for that animal.
The animal or plant is on restricted land.
The right to hunt this animal is claimed by somebody.
The typo of bait is inhumane, e.g. food unsuitable for an animal's health.
The means used are illegal (for example, baiting a field while hunting quail or other animals, using spotlights to stun or paralyze deer, or hunting form a moving vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft).
The animal or plant is protected by law or has been listed as extinct or endangered (see for example the Endangered speices Act in the USA or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 and similar laws/treaties).
The animal or plant has been tagged by a researcher.
Only wild animals can be poached. Stealing or killing domestic animals is considered to be theft ("cattle rustling"), not poaching.
Plant poaching is also on the rise. A prominent example is the removal of ginseng growing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is estimated that wild ginseng plants are worth more than $260--365 per pound (dried) on the black market.