game warden

HPPR Environment
8:01 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

Texas Game Wardens: There is no normal day at the office

Part of the take by Texas Game Wardens from serving a search warrant on a Texas residence in April, 2013. The seizures included a collection of illegally taken wildlife mounts, a quantity of marijuana and $4,000 in cash.
Credit Texas Game Warden's facebook page

  If you work for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, a typical day does not exist.  The day could bring a drug bust, seizure of gill nets, or rescuing a youngster drifting from shore in the family's boat.  State Impact Texas recently featured a few of the more unexpected situations game wardens face on a "typical" day.  One tense incident occurred at Palo Duro Lake in the Texas Panhandle.

Prairie Ramblings Episode
8:01 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

For the Love of Wildness

A while back, I read a book titled For Love of Wildness by retired Game Warden Terry Grosz.  I wish I’d found it earlier in my marriage to help me understand my husband’s love for his work.  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.

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