North Dakota Game and Fish Department director Jeb Williams recently honored employees with performance-based awards. Williams presented the following with special recognition awards during the department’s virtual staff meeting in December.
Todd Caspers, fisheries biologist, Devils Lake, was recognized for his efforts in the fisheries management of Devils Lake, Stump Lake, Lake Irvine and the Red River.
Corey Wentland, federal aid manager, Bismarck, was recognized for his involvement with state and federal audits, and his management and compliance with federal grants.
Todd Buckley, wildlife resource management biologist, Williston, was recognized for being instrumental in increasing grazing as a management tool for habitat treatments on wildlife management areas.
Robert Miller, wildlife technician, Riverdale, was recognized for his efforts in coordinating upgrades in facilities at the Riverdale office complex.
Wildlife resource management supervisor Brian Prince, private land biologist Andrew Ahrens and wildlife technician Scott Olson, all Devils Lake, were recognized for their efforts managing aspen forests on public and private lands.