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Regulations, rules, training

Water Resource Enforcement Officers

Last updated: 2017-03-20

WREO Joseph Stattelman (Northwest) spent the week working with LGU?s, Hydro?s and AIS managers on open cases, upcoming trainings and meetings, and new issues and questions. Time was spent following up on ATV complaints and reviewing documents.

WREO Mike Scott (Northeast) worked with conservation officers in Lake Kabetogama area on several new PW cases. Officer Scott checked anglers on the north shore where Loopers were being caught and few Coho?s. Fishing has been slow with the weather change. He worked with the St. Louis County Sheriff?s Department and local CO?s on Lake Vermilion with the snowmobile water skipping issues at Trout lake portage. Information was passed on to the participants about the new direction being addressed for the water skipping.

WREO Robert Haberman (North Central) worked on cases in his assigned area. Follow up on work projects was also conducted. WREO Haberman also helped train new Lake Service Providers and assisted RTO Lee with a forum in Grand Rapids.

WREO Keith Bertram (Central) spent the week conducting follow-up on wetland and public water violations. A TEP meeting was attended. Assistance was also given to a neighboring officer regarding a trespass case.

WREO Larry Hanson (Southwest) assisted with a cease and desist order violation on a seven year old WCA case. Follow-up was completed on other WCA and PW cases. Officer Hanson assisted with a K-9 demonstration in St. Cloud. Snowmobilers were also checked after the eight inches of snow received in southwest Minnesota last week.

WREO Julie Siems (Southeast) assisted at a Lake Service Provider training. Anglers and boaters were checked on the river with lots of fish seen. Assistance was also given to the county in a watercraft recovery.