Saturday, January 31, 2009

Casey Kruger named Conservation Warden Supervisor

SPOONER – Casey Krueger has been named Conservation Warden Supervisor of the Park Falls Warden team, according to John Gozdzialski, Department of Natural Resource's Northern Region Director. Warden Krueger replaces Warden Supervisor David Oginski who transferred to the Ashland Warden Supervisor position.

Krueger will be responsible for supervising field wardens and law enforcement activities in Rusk, Taylor, Price, Lincoln, and Langlade counties.

Formerly from Antigo, Krueger started with the department in 1997 as a park ranger at Hartman Creek State Park and a year later was hired as a full time conservation warden.

Following training, Krueger was stationed in Oconto County. He transferred to Columbia County in 2000.

A graduate of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Krueger holds a bachelors degree in Natural Resource Management and a double minor in natural science and law enforcement.

Krueger said he is looking forward to the new position and welcomes the opportunity to work with dedicated department employees and serving the citizens of his area.

In his spare time, Krueger enjoys spending time recreating in the outdoors with family and friends and hunting with his two dogs.

Warden Supervisor Krueger will have an office in the Lemay Forestry center in Tomahawk.

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