Weekly Conservation Officer's report

District 4 - Walker area

Last updated: 2017-08-14

CO Paul Parthun (Lake George) processed evidence and had a meeting with a prosecutor regarding active cases. Resource protection notices were generated and restoration orders for wetland violations were issued. ATV trails were checked and invasive species work was completed.
CO Mark Mathy (Cass Lake) checked anglers, boaters, and AIS. A deer poaching call and eagle shooting call were received. A wolf depredation call at a sheep farm was reported. A bass over limit TIP call was investigated and no violations were found. Time was spent working the DNR booth at the Beltrami County Fair. Time was also spent working on a background investigation. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license.
CO Duke Broughten (Longville) spent the week monitoring angling, boating, AIS, bear baiting and ATV activity. Anglers continue to report limited success. CO Broughten attended training at Camp Ripley and also gave a presentation to a firearm safety class.
CO Jeff Halverson (Staples) gave a law talk at Verndale and Leaders FAS classes. Officer Halverson also checked river fishermen, attended training, and handled a complaint of a calf being killed by a wolf.
Walker vacant.