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Warden's Watch

Release Date: 03/07/2019

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Warden's Watch

Jack Bailey joined the Maryland DNR in 1987, assumed responsibilities on a state wide level later in his career, and proposed changes to laws and regulations to protect Maryland’s natural resources. Jack worked closely with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the U.S. Department of Justice on several cases to prosecute violators. In retirement, Jack serves as the President of the Maryland Wildlife Crime Stoppers, Inc., and is a State Senator for the State of Maryland.

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Warden's Watch

Today’s Maryland Department of Natural Resources has its roots in the Maryland Oyster Police, which began in 1868 to regulate oyster harvesting on the Chesapeake Bay. Greg Bartles spent most of his career protecting Maryland’s parks and open lands as a natural resources police officer. Now retired, he’s using part of his land to share the story of the state’s conservation efforts.

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Conservation Canines or "K-9s" are a unique tool to assist Fish and Game Law Enforcement in their investigations. This is Part 2 of a 2 Part Series.  We share stories in this episode with Eric Fluette K-9 Moxie, Ken St.Pierre as a future handler, Bob Mancini and K-9 Ruger, and Col Kevin Jordan about the origins of the program in New Hampshire.

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Conservation Canines or "K-9s" are a unique tool to assist Fish and Game Law Enforcement in their investigations, apprehension of violators, and conducting search and rescue missions. Conservation Officers work with their canine partners conducting tracks, area searches, evidence detection, fish and wildlife detection, and search and rescue activities. We discuss K-9 training and work in this episode including training with 4-H. This is Part 1 of a 2 part series and is dedicated to K-9 Ruby.

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Tyler Turnipseed, former Chief Game Warden, served the Nevada Division of Wildlife for more than 20 years.  We take a look back at his career with NDOW, the legacy he's leaving behind, and what's in store for his future. He also gives some great advice to those looking to become a game warden.

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In a memorial podcast dedicated to the fallen, and in honor of police week, we explore some cases where Wardens were lost in the line of duty.  We dedicate this show to our brothers and sisters of special outdoor law enforcement that have been lost unexpectedly.  This is an episode is dedicated to Retired Badge #36 and the Wardens who sacrificed it all.  End of Watch.

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Rick Wilcox, has served as the president of the North Conway-based volunteer Mountain Rescue Service for over 40 years.  The organization provides manpower and expertise in environments and terrain beyond the scope of most rescue agencies — from the cliffs of Cathedral, Whitehorse and Cannon ledge to the summits of the Presidential Range in wintertime. MRS has been involved in over 500 rescues, bolstering state Fish and Game and U.S. Forest Service personnel in the most extreme of circumstances.

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Rick Estes spent 28 years with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department as a game warden, a career that took him to every nook and cranny of the Lakes Region and the White Mountains. He fine-tuned his wilderness skill in wilderness navigation and survival during his tenure. Rick was named N.H. Fish and Game team leader for the state’s specialized search and rescue team and he was instrumental in implementing GPS technology into search and rescue operations.

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In a world with wandering bears that love to feed on garbage, some all year round, bear calls for Game Warden's can be problematic.  Presby Steel has come up with a solution for those that live in high risk nuisance bear areas to reduce calls to your local Game Warden.

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You might recognize Eric Blanchard from North Woods Law.  Eric recently took top honors as Maine's Warden of the Year, and it comes at no shock. Eric is smart and well educated and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Wayne talks with Eric about his career, North Woods Law, and various intriguing and unforgettable cases on this episode of Warden's Watch.

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Welcome to the first episode of Warden's Watch.  I am psyched! I'm excited to continue my adventure by talking to game wardens, biologists, and conservationists about all things related to the outdoors.  My goal is to educate.   I thought this podcast endeavour would be easy after being on North Woods Law and on radio.  Turns out, podcasting is much about soul searching.  Hopefully you'll recognize my passion and dedication to promote conservation (not preservation) by finding the balance between people and animals. I hope to promote my brothers and sisters in conservation law enforcement by visiting the dangers, through stories, that the job brings.  And, I hope to increase awareness of programs like Operation Game Thief, Turn in a Poacher, and Wildlife Crimestoppers to better conserve the great resources on this planet. 

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Here's What I Discuss:

  • My Story
  • You Should Understand the Job
  • Arthur's Mountain and Legacy
  • Hunters are Conservationists
  • Seeing New Country - Freeing the Soul
  • My Dad and a BB Gun
  • Gun Handling and Grouse
  • Mrs. Colburn in the 2nd Grade
  • Wearing a Stetson
  • Ride Alongs
  • Roads that Have Numbers not Names
  • Nothing Is Routine, The Sixth Sense
  • My First Night Hunting Case
  • Wildlife Crime Stoppers and Operation Game Thief
  • Starting a Business - How Can I Do That?
  • Cutting Positions and Management Plans
  • Poachers - A Changed Man

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