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Behind the Badge

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A Day in the Life of...

For many, each day on the job is fairly routine and predictable. Not so for game wardens, as Warden Keenan Snyder shows in this post, “A Day in the Life of…”

Poached moose

Moose Poaching - Request for Info

Game and Fish officials are looking for information in connection to a moose poaching case near Tolley. A cow moose was shot and left in a field likely between 10 p.m. on October 1, 2021 and 7 a.m…

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Full Circle

District Game Warden Jerad Bluem began his career with the Department in 2009. Now he is helping train the next generation of wardens. 

Contact a Warden

Report All Poachers: 701-328-9921

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Annual Reports

Each February in the North Dakota Outdoors magazine, the Department publishes a summary of violations and enforcement activities for the preceding year. Those reports are available online below.

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Enforcement Careers

A career as a game warden can be both challenging and highly rewarding. This career is ideal for many self-motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public and have a knowledge of and appreciation for natural resources.