District 17 - Albert Lea area

Last updated: 2014-07-22

CO Luke Belgard (Faribault) checked anglers, boaters, and ATVs. Time was spent monitoring public access sites for invasive species violations. The officer also worked the DNR conservation booth at the Rice County Fair.

CO Corey Wiebusch (Mankato) worked ATV, angling and boating activity on area waters this past week. Water rescue training was attended. Questions regarding the upcoming hunting seasons are starting to surface.

CO Chad Davis (Owatonna) worked angling, AIS, ATV, and boat & water activity during the past week. Assistance was given to an injured bicyclist. Several nuisance animal calls were returned.

CO Steve Chihak (Spring Valley) spent the week working angling, and recreational vehicle activity. An injured red-tailed hawk was retrieved and turned over to the Raptor Center. Road killed deer possession and nuisance beaver permits were issued. Requests from the public seeking information were returned.

WREO Julie Siems (SE) worked AIS enforcement and conducted a K9 demo.

Albert Lea - vacant.