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July 12, 2004

TPWD Game Warden Field Notes, July 12, 2004

The following are excerpts from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.

June 21, 2004

50th Game Warden Cadet Class Graduates

AUSTIN, Texas — The 50th Game Warden Cadet class graduated at the State Capitol June 17 and is now fanning out to their new duty stations across Texas.

Don’t Be Left High and Dry on Your First Boat Trip of the Season

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens have seen a lot of boaters try and go out for their first run of the season and for one reason or another, fail to make a successful trip.

June 14, 2004

TPWD Game Warden Field Notes, June 14, 2004

The following are excerpts from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.

May 31, 2004

Texas Boating Officer of the Year Named

AUSTIN, Texas — At the May 27 Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting, the Texas "State Boating Law Enforcement Officer of The Year" award was given to TPWD Game Warden Bill Blackburn of Llano County.

May 24, 2004

This Big Fish Story Is For Real

ATHENS, Texas — Call something a "big fish story" and everyone knows immediately it’s a tall tale.

Stay Tuned, May 24, 2004

Information from Texas Parks and Wildlife is available on radio and television, as well as the newsstand.

May 17, 2004

Game Warden Memorial Honors Wesley Wagstaff

ATHENS, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently honored a fallen employee at the game warden memorial here. Game Warden Wesley Wagstaff was killed in a head-on collision while responding to a poaching call in Hardin County Aug. 5, 2003. TPWD added his name to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center memorial May 12.

Operation Game Thief Fundraiser Set for June 12

HOUSTON — Since 1981, the Texas conservation Crimestoppers program Operation Game Thief has protected fish and wildlife, helping to keep Texas hunting and fishing among the best in the world. Now, those who love the outdoor life have a chance to support the program and have a great time to boot.

May 10, 2004

Game Warden Named ’Officer of the Year’ for First Time in Central Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Attorney General Greg Abbott presented Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Turk Jones with the 100 Club of Central Texas’ ’Officer of the Year’ Award at a banquet here Wednesday night.