Winter is perfect for perusing old tales of game wardens

wardensI have been wading through old documents from the 1920s and 1930s, some of which describe the life of game sanctuary wardens, a fairly rugged occupation that doesnʼt really exist today. They were responsible for ensuring the healthy population of fish and game animals by regularly patrolling the Tobeatic and Liscomb game sanctuaries — by canoe, by foot, by any means possible — to ensure hunting and trapping were not taking place within boundaries. The wardens kept an eye out for forest fires, assisted with firefighting when and where necessary, and promoted Smokeyʼs message. Read more

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