Weekly Conservation Officer's report

Aviation Section

Last updated: 2017-08-14

CO Pilot Chris Lofstuen (Grand Rapids) attended annual in-service training at Camp Ripley as well as performing various other administrative tasks.

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) flew a photo mission for Forest Assessment, gave training to an NR Pilot, and flew an instrument training flight. Pilot Heineman also had required maintenance done on 605NR.

NR Pilot Brad Maas (Brainerd) continued with the hybrid cattail spraying for Wildlife. Nearly 440 acres were treated near the Pembina wildlife areas west of Thief River Falls. He also completed some helicopter maintenance.

Standby NR Pilot Jessica Holmes (Grand Rapids) continued training in the scout with NR Pilot John Heineman.