Note: This item is more than eight years old. Please take the publication date into consideration for any date references.
Biggerstaff Named Southern States Boating Officer of the Year
AUSTIN, Texas — Game Warden Alan Biggerstaff of Conroe has been named the 2008 Southern States Boating Officer of the Year for Texas.
Biggerstaff graduated from the Texas Game Warden Academy in 1988. His current patrol area includes Lake Conroe and the San Jacinto River, where his efforts have made area waters safer. One of his responsibilities is to organize and coordinate boating safety saturation patrols. His proactive efforts to detect alcohol use led the way in taking 22 intoxicated boat operators off area lakes. He has also worked with teachers to bring boating safety programs to five area schools.
His search and rescue efforts recently led to the recovery of two fishermen whose boat was found unoccupied and running in circles.
Biggerstaff received the award from the Southern States Boating Law Administrators’ Association. The group was created to promote boating safety and is comprised of 17 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Publication — Permission is granted to publish, in whole or in part, any news releases on this page.
Print — A print-friendly version of the news release shows only the release with font sizes set to the browser default.
Plain Text — Plain text versions of TPWD news releases are provided for copying and pasting into editing software.
To copy text into an editing software:
- Click a Plain Text link to display the plain text page in your browser.
- Select all.
- Paste in a document in your editing program.
Permalink — This is a direct link to the news release, omitting the navigation context from the URI.
English/Spanish — News releases posted in both English and Spanish have one of these links.
If you have any suggestions for improving these pages, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and mention Plain Text Pages.