Monk Seal Reward Program


To stop the killing of endangered Hawaiian monk seals by the fishing industry, Earthtrust developed and distributed the followng reward poster througout Hawaii in the early 1990's. Earthtrust continues to be an energetic advocate of monk seal conservation in Hawaii.

up to

$10,000 Reward

will be paid for information leading to the

Criminal Conviction

of individuals or companies who knowingly injure or kill

Monk Seals

As an endangered species, Monk Seals are protected under federal law. Persons killing or injuring monk seals face fines of up to $20,000 and one year in jail. This reward is offered by Earthtrust, a nonprofit wildlife-protection organization, and will be paid upon conviction of violators under the Endangered Species Act due to information received after February 1, 1991 . Lesser rewards will be paid by Earthtrust for information leading to non-criminal conviction on Monk Seal violations, or for information leading to convictions in the killing of Albatross and other seabirds. Photos, video, physical evidence (ie: bird bodies), and personal testimony are all valid types of information. To be eligible for rezvard, notify Earthtrust within 7 days of report to authorities.

Report all violations to: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 808-546-5602
National Marine Fisheries Service 808-541-2727
and EarthTrust; 808-261-5339


Windward Environmental Center
1118 Maunawili Road
Kailua, HI 96734 USA
(808) 261-5339

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