Rangers from the Wildlife Resource Division of the Department of Natural Resources risk their lives every day for you and me. The latest Law Enforcement Report gives a few details about what they’ve been doing during the past week:
- Search for missing boat operator – Lake Lanier
- Possession of firearm and illegally taken wildlife by a convicted felon – Wilcox County
- Violation citations – several counties
The Law Enforcement Section of Wildlife Resources Division protects Georgia’s wildlife populations by enforcing laws, rules and regulations pertaining to game and nongame animals, threatened and endangered plants and animals, exotic animals, boating safety, litter and waste control, and other natural resource issues.
In addition, conservation rangers:
- administer the state’s hunter education and boating safety programs;
- investigate violations of wildlife laws as well as hunting and boating incidents; and
- conduct classes and programs to educate citizens about wildlife laws and safety practices.