Episode 24: First Year as a State Game Warden 

Being a game warden is a job unlike any other and the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Ross Leffler School of Conservation is actively recruiting candidates for its 35th class. Interested in applying, but wish you knew more about the process? Listen to this episode for the inside scoop from new state game wardens Hannah Robinson and Travis O’Neill. Visit to apply. 

Hannah and Travis are 2021 graduates of the Ross Leffler School of Conservation’s 32nd class. Hannah has been a serving in Bucks County and Travis in Butler County since February 2021. After they graduated, host Matt Morrett spoke with the pair about their journeys to becoming game wardens in episodes 16 and 17. In this episode, they fondly recount memories from their first year in the field. 

Both game wardens agreed they felt fully ready after completing their 44-week intensive training, where they were trained to investigate crimes, interview suspects, educate the public and protect wildlife. Visit to learn more about becoming a state game warden. 

1 comment on “Episode 24: First Year as a State Game Warden 

  1. Ken Williams says:

    Excellent podcast. Makes me proud to be associated with the PGC (DSGW).

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