Acting on a tip from a concerned citizen, staff of Ameren Missouri's Sioux Plant
in St. Charles County, Missouri, joined staff of the St. Louis County based World Bird Sanctuary
to rescue a pelican from the plant's ash pond in October, 2004.
The bird had a broken wing, and was unable to escape from the pond. Fortunately, the pond provided a good supply of fish for the bird to eat during its stay.
"Once again, Ameren Missouri has demonstrated its commitment to the environment by supporting our efforts to preserve wildlife", said World Bird Sanctuary Executive Director, Walter Crawford. "The Sioux Plant staff went above and beyond the call of duty to help out this bird. We greatly appreciate their commitment and cooperation."