User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


21° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Museums, Musicians Say Ivory Order Hampers Travel

June 23, 2014, 1:37 PM

VERMILLION, SD -

Museums and musicians are concerned that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's ramped up restrictions on the transport of items containing elephant ivory are inflicting unintended hardships on the music world.

President Barack Obama in February approved a new strategy for fighting trafficking through enforcement that puts a near complete ban on the commercial trade of elephant ivory.

The National Music Museum's Arian Sheets says the federal order is having a chilling effect on museums and musicians who travel with vintage and antique instruments containing small amounts of ivory.

Sheets says very few people kept documentation on ivory before 1989, but the burden of proof falls on the instrument owner. Musicians and museum curators who send instruments out on traveling exhibits worry that the items might not make it back.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Four Dead In Sisseton Shooting

11/22/2014 7:09 AM

South Dakota authorities are searching for a Sisseton man following a shooting early Saturday morning that left four people dead and another person in...

Full Story
UPDATE: Sisseton Homicide Suspect Found Dead In Home

11/22/2014 10:40 AM

Colter Richard Arbach has been located and identified as one of the four people shot and killed this morning in Sisseston.

Full Story
New Charges Filed Against Faith Rasmussen

11/19/2014 4:59 PM

She's already admitted to running a large marijuana ring, now Faith Rasmussen is accused of arranging a deadly robbery.

Full Story
Sisseton In Shock After Shooting

11/22/2014 5:51 PM

It appears a Sisseton man killed three people and injured a fourth before killing himself early Saturday morning, according to the South Dakota A...

Full Story | Watch
Names Of Sisseton Shooting Victims Released

11/24/2014 10:32 AM

Authorities release the names of the people shot to death and hurt in Sisseton over the weekend.

Full Story


Events