Isolated Patrols. Public does not see the officer Radio dispatching Lost contact with public Contributes to “us versus them”. Community Based. Allows citizens to put a face to officers Allows officers to have meaningful contact with public Let both sides get to know one another.
Virginians’ Attitudes Toward Fish, Wildlife, and Outdoor Recreation
Survey of 806 Virginia State Residents
Survey of 811 Virginia Nonconsumptive Wildlife Users
Non-Consumptive User Wildlife Use
Survey of 826 Licensed Virginia Hunters
Hunters Survey Management
Survey of 793 Licensed Virginia Anglers
Anglers Survey Management
Virginia Boaters’ Attitudes Toward Boating Management
Survey of 849 Virginia Boaters
Boaters for Mandatory Boating Safety Classes Management
People boating in Virginia during the past two years, that experienced any interference from jet skiers that took away from their enjoyment
Survey of 291 Virginia Landowners
Q18-23. Percent of Virginia landowners that felt that each of the following is important (very and somewhat), for their tract of land.
Q70-73. Percent of Virginia landowners who said that legal liability is a concern (major and minor) when considering allowing access to their land for…
Q74. Prior to this survey, would you say you were familiar with this [recreational use] statute, you knew about it but were unclear how much protection it really provided, or you were totally unaware that a law like this existed?
VDGIF Mission Statement with this [recreational use] statute, you knew about it but were unclear how much protection it really provided, or you were totally unaware that a law like this existed?
The WCW Meeting
The Role of Members
The Role of Law Enforcement in WCW
Blank forms such as bylaws etc.Manual Contents
Coordinate training sessions with this [recreational use] statute, you knew about it but were unclear how much protection it really provided, or you were totally unaware that a law like this existed?
Emphasis on how to report suspicious activities
Explain how to use Phone Tree
Put on programs which further the mission of VDGIF
Develop partnerships with other agencies to assist participating communitiesLiaison Officers
Developing understanding between outdoor recreationalists and landowners
Share concerns of all groups
All age groups from youth to elderly are important
Develop understanding among citizens of the diverse uses of wildlife
Importance to allow others to practice their sport
Not to be possessive to the point excludes othersEmphasis
In October of 1999 Buchanan County opened for deer season first time in over 20 years
Effort was made to limit hunting by concerned citizens
Warden Troy Phillips met with Ralph McGlothlin
Warden Phillips obtained support from Buchanan County Board of Supervisors
Fletchers Ridge Chapter formed with 38 peopleFirst WCW Chapter
This program is dedicated in the memory of Lieutenant R. W. (Wayne) Marshall: Law Enforcement Division of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.