Michigan -(Ammoland.com)- A 12-year veteran of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources was named the 2014 Shikar-Safari Wildlife Officer of the Year at a recent meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission.
Conservation officer Ken Kovach of St. Clair County accepted the award from representatives of the Shikar-Safari Club International, which was founded in 1952 by an international group of hunters interested in exchanging ideas about the sport. Each year the club sponsors an award for the wildlife officer of the year in all 50 states, 10 Canadian provinces, and the territories of both nations.
“Officer Kovach has a consistent track record of being excellent in the field of big game enforcement, and has helped the Law Enforcement Division in various capacities throughout his career,” said DNR Law Enforcement Division Chief Gary Hagler. “From being a drive and survival tactics instructor for recruits and officers to working with various law enforcement agencies in his county and region, Officer Kovach is a great asset to the DNR.”
Kovach earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Michigan State University, …read more