On Patrol

Caifa, Tom; Solan, John
December 2008
New York State Conservationist;Dec2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p15
This article presents real stories from environmental conservation officers (ECOs) and forest rangers in the field in New York. ECOs William Burnell and Matt Dorrett conducted a foot patrol of the Salmon River. They caught a group of fishermen with treble hooks which are illegal to use or even possess on the river. Forest Rangers Suzanne Heare, Mike Bodnar and Werner Schwab were conducting a snowmobile compliance checkpoint near the Wilcox Lake Wild Forest. They were alerted to a possible snowmobile accident and found an injured operator.


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