Pope and Young Announces Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Of The Year Award

Pope and Young Announces Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer Of The Year Award

Chatfield, MN – The Pope & Young Club is honored to announce an addition to their Conservation Achievement Award’s program. The new award will be called the “Pope & Young Club Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer of the Year,” this award will acknowledge a wildlife law enforcement officer for outstanding work related to wildlife violations that affect any of the Club’s twenty-nine recognized big game species.

“This award complements the Club’s other awards, the P&Y Conservation Award, Stewardship Award and the Lee Gladfelter Memorial Award which honors a wildlife professional who has made a significant contribution to bowhunting and wildlife conservation,” stated P&Y Conservation Chair, Doug Clayton, a retired Conservation Officer.

All wildlife law enforcement officers (game wardens, conservation officers/agents, etc.) are eligible for this award.  Nominations should include the officer(s) name, agency, a summary of the case and its resolution, including fines, license suspension, and other court decisions.

The officer chosen will be invited to attend the Club’s 31st Biennial Convention to receive the award.  The next P&Y Convention will be held on April 10-13, 2019 in La Vista, NE (near Omaha).

The nominations can be sent either by email to admin@pope-young.org

or by mail to  Pope & Young Club

P.O. Box 548

Chatfield, MN  55923.

Any questions can be directed to P&Y Conservation Chair Doug Clayton by email (dclay33@cox.net) or home phone: 712-323-9123 (Council Bluffs, IA).

The Pope and Young Club is a non-profit North American conservation and bowhunting organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of bowhunting by striving to increase awareness and appreciation of bowhunting foundations, principles and values. The Pope and Young Club is focused on Fair Chase hunting ethics that support the ethical pursuit of free-ranging, wild game animals without unfair advantage while promoting the conservation of both habitat and wildlife. The Club also maintains the universally recognized repository of records and statistics on North American big game animals harvested with a bow and arrow.

Contact the Pope & Young Club office at:

www.pope-young.org or P.O. Box 548, Chatfield, MN 55923, Ph: 507.867.4144

Media contact Rick Mowery at rick@pope-young.org, Ph: 989.884.3800