game warden http://hppr.org en Texas Game Wardens: There is no normal day at the office http://hppr.org/post/texas-game-wardens-there-no-normal-day-office <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you work for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, a typical day does not exist.&nbsp; The day could bring a drug bust, seizure of gill nets, or rescuing a youngster drifting from shore in the family's boat.&nbsp; </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2013/06/25/when-texas-game-wardens-encounter-the-unexpected/">State Impact Texas</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> recently featured a few of the more unexpected situations game wardens face on a "typical" day.&nbsp; One tense incident occurred at Palo </span>Duro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Lake in the Texas Panhandle.</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 18059 at http://hppr.org Texas Game Wardens: There is no normal day at the office For the Love of Wildness http://hppr.org/post/love-wildness <p></p><p>A while back, I read a book titled <em>For Love of Wildness</em> by retired Game Warden Terry Grosz.&nbsp; I wish I’d found it earlier in my marriage to help me understand my husband’s love for his work.&nbsp; This time of year, I always needed a good reminder of why he chose his profession and why he devoted so much time and energy that wasn’t always appreciated. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 06:01:00 +0000 Karen Madorin & Karen Ma 10861 at http://hppr.org For the Love of Wildness