In this Sept. 18, 2012, photo Ed McCann, a warden with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, stands near a property where the DNR caught someone suspected of digging wild ginseng root ... more 
In this Sept. 18, 2012, photo Ed McCann, a warden with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, stands near a property where the DNR caught someone suspected of digging wild ginseng root illegally. Law enforcement officials say the price of wild ginseng, which can be worth as much as $600 a pound, has pushed people looking for quick money, particularly the unemployed and drug addicts, into the woods, never mind permits, permission or preservation. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carrie Antlfinger
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 3:18 AM EDT