Everglades Lawmen: True Stories of Game Wardens in the Glades

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2000 - History - 243 pages
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-- From the first game wardens in the Everglades to present-day wildlife officers, law enforcement in the wild, untamed Everglades has kept pace with changing times
-- Today's game wardens chase escaped convicts, keep surveillance on drug runners, and recover wreckage from plane crashes as well as arrest deer, turkey, and alligator poachers
-- Meet the men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting the wildlife and natural resources in the only Everglades on earth
-- For anyone interested in law enforcement or the Everglades
 

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Contents

The Chase
1
Men Were Taller Then
8
Echoes of Gunfire
29
Sky on Fire
48
Everglades Cowboys
67
Good Guys and Bad Guys
83
The Outlaw Life
101
Death Lurks in Dark Waters
117
Predator and Prey
132
Gator Man
143
Poachers Secret Lair
161
Trials Tribulations and True Tales
182
A Womans Place Is in the Woods
218
Everglades Sunset
238
Sources
241
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About the author (2000)

James Huffstodt is a former journalist and college public relations specialist who has served as Everglades public information officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission since 1986. His more than one hundred feature stories have been published in dozens of magazines, including Civil War Times Illustrated, Florida Wildlife, International Game Warden, and Florida Game and Fish Magazine. Huffstodt and his wife, Judy, live in West Palm Beach.

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