District 12 - Princeton area
Last updated: 2015-03-31
CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) assisted with training the new Conservation Officers at a Duck School Class in southeastern Minnesota. He did a law talk for a Turkey Clinic at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. He checked snowmobilers. He followed up on a number of ATV complaint.
CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) spent most of the week instructing at the Conservation Officer Waterfowl School held in Whitewater State Park. Reller also followed up on several wildlife calls relating to otter, pheasant and protected birds. Contact was also made with Firearms Safety instructors.
CO Todd Langevin (Center City) spent most of the week assisting with division training that was held at Camp Ripley. CO Langevin also patrolled complaint areas for ATV activity. CO Langevin also spent time patrolling the area for burning violations.
CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked some anglers during the week. Ice remains on area lakes but most reported it would be the last time they would go out. Burning complaints were fielded and DNR Forestry was assisted on a large fire in the northern portion of Kanabec County. A trapping complaint was also fielded. Enforcement action was taken on no burning permit.
CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) attended training at Camp Ripley, worked at the DNR booth at the NW Sports Show, and spoke at several Firearms Safety classes. Officer Londgren also received calls on illegal fires, nuisance beavers, firearms discharge, and unchecked traps.