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Conservation Highlights from 2023

Read about your Wildlife Department’s most recent conservation efforts and find out how ODWC is keeping Oklahoma’s conservation legacy alive and well.

No Trespassing: Tips for Posting a Property

Oklahoma State Game Warden Jacob Harriet explains our state's trespassing laws and how to best post your property.

Warden Search & Rescue

Oklahoma Game Warden Search & Rescue.

Wardens Enforcing Fish, Wildlife Laws Face the Unknown

A Game Warden responded to a potential case of hunting without permission that turned into a dangerous evening, proving Game Wardens face the unknown and must be prepared for anything.

Texoma Guide Pays for Striper Limit Violations

Oklahoma State Game Wardens go undercover to find striped bass limit violations.

Game Wardens Key in Turtle Smuggling Case

A New Jersey man was sentenced in federal court in Tulsa for turtle smuggling after pleading guilty for conspiring with others to purchase, transport and sell more than 1,000 box turtles.

New Game Warden Learns Every Day Differs

Jacob Harriet has been a Game Warden with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for less than a year and already enjoys the varied schedule that comes with the job.

Operation Game Thief Marks 40 Years

Oklahoma Game Wardens have been nabbing poachers with your anonymous tips to the Operation Game Thief (OGT) phone line since 1979.