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CDFW Recruiting For 2016 Academy

The application deadline is getting close for anyone interested in becoming a California Department of Fish and Wildlife Game Warden. October 17 is the cutoff for the next Academy. Lt. Patrick Foy says it is an opportunity that isn’t always available.

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Lt Foy says good candidates have some education as well as a love of the outdoors.

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There are a variety of duties for Fish and Wildlife officers.

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Foy says that most law enforcement activity for wardens is around hunting and fishing.

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The CDFW also responds to environmental emergencies.

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The application for the game warden position is available at the web site: wildlife.ca.gov.
Foy says the application process is quick, but the screening takes quite a bit of time.

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The 2016 Department of Fish and Wildlife Academy takes place at Butte Community College.

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