38 episodes

This podcast brings you stories from Game Warden’s across the world. Listen to their favorite cases, worst cases, what led them to their career, and what makes their job unique. Hosted by retired game warden, Wayne Saunders.

Warden's Watch Wayne Saunders

    • Wilderness
    • 5.0, 9 Ratings

This podcast brings you stories from Game Warden’s across the world. Listen to their favorite cases, worst cases, what led them to their career, and what makes their job unique. Hosted by retired game warden, Wayne Saunders.

    036 Dedicated to the Fallen - Badge 36 Retired

    036 Dedicated to the Fallen - Badge 36 Retired

    In a memorial podcast dedicated to the fallen, and in honor of police week, we explore some cases where Wardens were lost in the line of duty.  We dedicate this show to our brothers and sisters of special outdoor law enforcement that have been lost unexpectedly.  This is an episode is dedicated to Retired Badge #36 and the Wardens who sacrificed it all.  End of Watch.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    035 Rick Wilcox - Mountain Rescue Service

    035 Rick Wilcox - Mountain Rescue Service

    Rick Wilcox, has served as the president of the North Conway-based volunteer Mountain Rescue Service for over 40 years.  The organization provides manpower and expertise in environments and terrain beyond the scope of most rescue agencies — from the cliffs of Cathedral, Whitehorse and Cannon ledge to the summits of the Presidential Range in wintertime. MRS has been involved in over 500 rescues, bolstering state Fish and Game and U.S. Forest Service personnel in the most extreme of circumstances.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    034 Rick Estes - Warden New Hampshire Fish and Game

    034 Rick Estes - Warden New Hampshire Fish and Game

    Rick Estes spent 28 years with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department as a game warden, a career that took him to every nook and cranny of the Lakes Region and the White Mountains. He fine-tuned his wilderness skill in wilderness navigation and survival during his tenure. Rick was named N.H. Fish and Game team leader for the state’s specialized search and rescue team and he was instrumental in implementing GPS technology into search and rescue operations.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    033 Presby Steel - Bear Safe

    033 Presby Steel - Bear Safe

    In a world with wandering bears that love to feed on garbage, some all year round, bear calls for Game Warden's can be problematic.  Presby Steel has come up with a solution for those that live in high risk nuisance bear areas to reduce calls to your local Game Warden.

    • 22 min
    032 Eric Blanchard - Maine Warden Service

    032 Eric Blanchard - Maine Warden Service

    You might recognize Eric Blanchard from North Woods Law.  Eric recently took top honors as Maine's Warden of the Year, and it comes at no shock. Eric is smart and well educated and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Wayne talks with Eric about his career, North Woods Law, and various intriguing and unforgettable cases on this episode of Warden's Watch.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    031 Elk Poacher - A Current Case in Utah

    031 Elk Poacher - A Current Case in Utah

    In the first episode with John Nores Jr as co-host, we explore a bizare active and open elk poaching case in Utah.  That means we need your help.  We discuss the details of the case, the weapons used, and the rewards that are growing for information regarding this case. We also discuss the co-venture between Wayne and John, a new podcast found solely on Patreon called Thin Green Line found Thin Green Line Podcast.

    • 53 min

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