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Bookworm Sez: You're stuck in an elevator

...faces. Take, for instance, "One-Car Bridge," in which a ranch owned by a big-city bully is on the edge of Game Warden Joe Pickett's territory. Joe has bad news for the owner, but it could be worse news for the ranch's manager: he...
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Support piques interest in wildlife careers

This past weekend the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge hosted a youth game warden camp. We had a full camp of 4th and 5th graders who learned about our local fish and wildlife and the regulations in place to...
Refuge Notebook: Kenai Refuge sponsors first Game Warden Camp for Youth

Have you ever wondered what a game warden does? How about boating on some...few of the many activities that game wardens do. More importantly, they help...Refuge is hosting the first Youth Game Warden Camp for kids currently in the...
The Bookworm Sez: 'Stone Cold' a hot mystery

...Yeah, you're self-conscious then but, if you're Game Warden Joe Pickett, you get used to it. And yet, as in the...coincidence?With a ruse of "helping" Medicine Wheel County Game Warden Jim Latta with a project, Pickett headed for the corner...
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Playing outside: 42 kids learn how to be game wardens during new wildlife refuge program

...rotated between six stations set up at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Soldotna for the first Youth Game Warden camp. Representatives from the Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska Department of Fish and...
Showshoe hares and moose interact to change browse

...and competition between wintering hares and moose was first documented on the Kenai Peninsula by Ernest P. Walker, a game warden and member of the Alaska Game Commission, in a report titled "The Shortage of Feed for Moose during the Winter 1923-24...
Weather makes lakes, roads hazardous for Refuge users

...I jump out of my hiding spot, identify myself as "game warden" and tell them that they are busted. As I said before...the tip-up. I again jump out, identify myself as "game warden" and tell him that he is busted. The guy, who I am...
Joking about it

...dressing, it, they grab it by its hind legs and start dragging it back to the car. No sooner do they start out, when a game warden stops them. After checking their tags, he says, "Fellas, you're dragging that deer wrong. When you drag it by...
Historical observations of highways, fire and moose

...and regulations for the protection of land fur-bearing animals in the Territory. In 1924 he was promoted to U.S. game warden and, the following year, he was transferred to Fairbanks under the newly created Alaska Game Law. From 1932 to 1934...
Refuge Notebook: Now and then: The history of red fox on the Kenai Peninsula

...mother foxes were captured on the Peninsula ... ." Perhaps the best synopsis during this period was provided by a game warden for the Biological Survey (a predecessor to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service). Walter Culver (1923) realized...


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