You can’t poison a bird in any Walla Walla city park.

It is against the law to give any noxious substance to any bird within a city park.

9.17.180 Unlawful acts on park property.

 

No person in a park shall:

A. Wilfully mark, deface, disfigure, injure, tamper with, or displace or remove any building, bridges, tables, benches, fireplaces, railings, paving or paving material, waterlines or other public utilities or parts or appurtenances thereof, signs, notices or placards whether temporary or permanent, monuments, stakes, posts or other boundary markers, or other structures or equipment, facilities or park property or appurtenances whatsoever, either real or personal;

B. Damage, cut, carve, transplant or remove any tree or plant or injure the bark, or pick the flowers or seeds, of any tree or plant. Nor shall any person attach any rope, wire or other contrivance to any tree or plant. A person shall not dig in or otherwise disturb grass areas, or in any other way injure or impair the natural beauty or usefulness of any area;

C. Hunt, molest, harm, frighten, kill, trap, chase, tease, shoot or throw missiles at any animal or bird; nor shall he remove or have in his possession the young of any wild animal, or the eggs or nest or young of any bird;

D. Give or offer, or attempt to give to any animal or bird any known noxious substance.

(Ord. 94-34 �1(part), 1994).

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    • Makes sense since they have an aviary in their city park. Allows for proper recourse and signage.

      [Reply]

      Patrick

      March 14, 2012

    • Ok, this should be a law…everywhere!! This is called animal cruelty!

      [Reply]

      Oregon Resident

      December 4, 2010

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