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La Crosse-based McCann named Wis. DNR Conservation Warden-of-Year
A 17-year veteran of the Wis. Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement was honored Saturday night as the state's conservation warden of the year by a Milwaukee family whose World War I patriarch initiated the prestigious annual award to recognize efficient and outstanding public service.
Wardens in Action
Friday, April 20, 2018 1:50:12 p.m.
DNR wardens & wildlife biologists team to free 2 bucks
Talk about not holding a grudge! Wardens, wildlife biologists work together to free two locked bucks that part as friends (we think) It was Sunday night, three days before Valentine's Day, when DNR Conservation Warden Alex Brooks got a call from a citizen concerned about the welfare of two big bucks just seen doing the tango with their antlers locked together not far from Lake Delton in Sauk County.
Wardens in Action
Friday, February 16, 2018 2:33:00 p.m.
WDNR Warden World: '17 holiday roundup in pictures
Whoosh, there goes another year! What happened in 2017? A lot!
Wardens in Action
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 4:14:01 p.m.
WDNR Wardens, State Patrol & University of Wisconsin train together to assess drone's role in investigations
When can an investigation be helped by eyes in the sky? That's what a team of DNR conservation wardens, Wisconsin State Patrol officers and a crew of University of Wisconsin-Madison students and their professor set out to learn in a daylong training at the WDNR MacKenzie Center.
Wardens in Action
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 4:44:34 p.m.
DOJ's 'Top Cops': DNR officers save stranded boaters during dangerous summer storm
During a dangerous storm on Lake Winnebago early this summer, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Conservation Warden Tom Sturdivant and DNR Ranger Jeff Nieling braved treacherous waters to save a couple stranded on a disabled boat. With little regard to their own safety, Warden Sturdivant and Ranger Nieling continued their search even when the waves threatened to submerge their boat. The details of their heroic rescue are below, as told by DNR Chief Conservation Warden Todd Schaller; and, the story serves as the Top Cops recognition from the Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel. AG Schimel periodically issues his Top Cops honors from nominations statewide. He has issued about 40 Top Cops honors so far in his tenure. The following release is reprinted with permission from the Wisconsin Department of Justice which announced the honor on October 5.
Wardens in Action
Thursday, October 05, 2017 4:21:21 p.m.
Last revised: Sunday, December 10, 2017

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